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The definitive answer to when you can listen to holiday music

The definitive answer to when you can listen to holiday music

Carmel Stephan, The Grinch November 17, 2022

November is upon us, and with its arrival, comes the age-old question: when is it appropriate to start listening to winter holiday music? Some eccentrics begin listening the second September rolls...

Photos by Annie Means

Maintaining faith during a pandemic

Grace Jackson, News Reporter April 29, 2020

In the face of COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders, faith communities at Whitman College and around the world have had to adapt their worship.  For the Abrahamic faiths, important holidays occur in April....

Photo by Madaline Stevens

Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

Last Sunday, Walla Walla residents were invited to the Gesa Power House Theatre to partake in the town’s third annual Día de los Muertos celebration. During this event various community members, including...

Traditional Holiday Movies

Nathan Fisher December 4, 2014

With Thanksgiving Break officially over, I can finally get into the holiday spirit by listening to Christmas music like the Drifters "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas" or Bing Crosby crooning "I'll Be...

Olive prepares for holidays with cooking classes

Olive prepares for holidays with cooking classes

Daniel Kim November 20, 2014

November means many holidays are just around the corner, but it also means another year for Olive Marketplace and Cafe's annual Open Kitchen: Holiday Cooking Series. The series includes five classes,...

Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

Isabel Mills December 9, 2013
Read more about some of the unique ways that Whitties celebrate winter holidays.

Quiz: What Excessive Holiday Dish Are You?

Andy Monserud December 9, 2013

American tradition is loaded with food. All of our holidays, especially in the latter half of the year, mandate feasts heavy on meat, potatoes and sugars. Which narcolepsy-inducing family meal are you? When...

”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula December 19, 2012
This year, Whitties are particularly active in spreading the Holiday Spirit.
Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Nathan Fisher November 26, 2012

The holidays are fast approaching––oh yeah, finals too––so here's a quick peek at some movies we can look forward to seeing now through winter break. Actually, two big blockbusters have already...

Best of holiday shopping

caitlinhardee December 13, 2011
The holiday season is rolling around again, and we all know what that means: shopping madness. Before you buy your mom yet another gift certificate to Bath & Body Works, consider these fun and cheap holiday gift ideas.

Savory holiday treat: rosemary garlic spread with gorgonzola

Ellie Newell December 13, 2011
My family has a thing about garlic. I don't just mean that we use garlic often. I mean that, for my typical birthday dinner, we use about three heads of garlic for three people. A few years ago my family made one of our favorite dishes for Christmas Eve dinner. This dish involves consuming entire heads of garlic, baked in white wine and rosemary, topped with melting Gorgonzola, smeared on delicious ciabatta. Are you salivating yet?

Walla Walla provides local gifts

Nate Lessler December 2, 2010

With only two weeks left before the end of the first semester, it's time for students to start thinking about gifts for the holidays. Below, The Pioneer provides a list of the top eight local shops to...

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