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Interfaith Coalition on Poverty Hosts Hunger, Homeless Awareness Event

Interfaith Coalition on Poverty Hosts Hunger, Homeless Awareness Event

Serena Runyan

November 21, 2013

The County of Walla Walla Homeless Resources reported a count of 400 homeless individuals in Walla Walla in 2013. Fifty-two percent of these individuals are under the age of 25. Almost a quarter of them are under the age of 13. This week is National Hunger and Homeless Week, and as families prepare ...

Glean Team Harvests for the Community

Glean Team Harvests for the Community

Lachlan Johnson

October 17, 2013

The school years is well under way, but members of this summer's Food & Hunger SCORE are still working to address food instability in Walla Walla by founding the Whitman Glean Team. By picking the fruits and vegetables around the Walla Walla Valley, which would otherwise be left in the field...

ASWC has beef with meat dress, rejects appeal

Graphic by Huang


December 8, 2011

On Sunday, Dec. 4, ASWC Senate heard an appeal from junior Clare Spatola-Knoll, whose request to the Finance Committee for $450 to recreate Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress with prosciutto and wire had been initially denied. The refusal prompted Spatola-Knoll to rework the proposal and appeal for $100....

Congress must act on more Americans going hungry

Credit: Song


November 27, 2009

For most of us Thanksgiving means a table piled with mountains of steaming mashed potatoes, roasted turkey carved into hearty slices, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie heaped with whipped cream. But not all families are so lucky and last week millions of Americans gathered aroun...

‘Hunger’ satiates

Becquer Medak-Seguin

April 26, 2009

Painfully patient and dauntingly deliberate, Steve McQueen's (not to be confused with the American actor) film 'Hunger' is an intrepid look at the last few weeks of IRA hero Bobby Sands without the glossy, feel-good swathe you'd expect from a new feature film director. The artist-turned-feature-film-director is no...

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