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3 ways to break it off with your winter break fling

Carmel Stephan, Lost her funny, trying to get it back February 10, 2022

Wherever you spent your winter break, you might've made a connection (or reconnection) if you catch my drift. However, with the semester now in full swing, you’re no longer in the same state of desperation...

Opinion: People should pay more attention to me

Sammy Fitts, Make Sure Not to Forget It February 10, 2022

Life sucks, that’s a fact. COVID-19, systematic oppression, income inequality, the other stuff. In these dark times, people look towards tiny beacons of light to provide comfort. These objects, like...

Illustration by Madi Welch.

Auntie Lee’s tricks for accessible transportation in Walla Walla

Lee Thomas, Not an eel February 10, 2022

Dear Auntie Lee, I came to Whitman assuming I wouldn't need a car since Walla Walla is smaller than my hometown, but now my eyes are open to all the benefits a car could provide me with. But I'm a (non-trust...

Illustration by Kimberly Auran.

Whitman prepares for online “Metaverse” classes

Conor Bartol, No I haven’t read Snow Crash, why do you ask? February 10, 2022

In the wake of the Omicron variant, Whitman College has prepared a plan to move classes online effective Feb. 14. However, Whitman, unlike other schools, has opted to move classes to the “Metaverse”,...

Op-Ed: Greek Life & Rape: a Look Into Student Voices Throughout Whitmans History

Op-Ed: Greek Life & Rape: a Look Into Student Voices Throughout Whitman’s History

Noelle Scheer, Senior February 10, 2022

CONTENT WARNING: This article contains a detailed discussion of rape and sexual assault. RESOURCES:  RAINN, 800-656-4673  Malia Lewis, Whitman’s Sexual Assault Victims Advocate (not a mandatory...

So you’re going to have to poop in college and other first year dilemmas

Carmel Stephan, Shit or get off the pot please. September 16, 2021

This summer, as you sat your bare ass down on the porcelain throne, it may have occurred to you that this level of comfort would soon cease to exist. You wouldn’t be pooping in your private residence...

11th Annual Winter Student Art Salon

11th Annual Winter Student Art Salon

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor January 25, 2018

Art pieces of all forms now make their temporary home in the gallery space and hallways of Fouts Center for Visual Arts. The eleventh Annual Winter Student Art Salon opened there on January 16 and will...

As You Like It Annual Shakespeare Performance

“As You Like It” Annual Shakespeare Performance

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor September 2, 2017
On August 31, the student theater at Whitman put on a production of Shakespeare's comedy "As You Like It" in the outdoor Amphitheater.
Photo by Tywen Kelly

Near Totality on Ankeny

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief August 26, 2017
On August 21st, Walla Walla caught a glimpse of what has become known as “The Great American Eclipse.”
Photo by Marra Clay

Home in Pásxapa

Christy Carley, Co-News Editor September 8, 2016

New students were welcomed to Whitman this year with an orientation program designed to introduce them to their new home–and to remind them of who they share it with. 2016 marks the inaugural year for...

Walla Walla Holds Voices of Youth Count

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director September 8, 2016
Walla Walla is participating in a nationwide study of youth homelessness led by the University of Chicago’s Chapin Hall Center for Children. The study’s supporters, including some Whitman students and alumni, hope that it will give Walla Walla a greater insight into the needs of its homeless population and how those needs can be served.
New Orientation Prepares Incoming FGWC Students

New Orientation Prepares Incoming FGWC Students

Andy Monserud September 10, 2015
Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.
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