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Mike McGuinn Helps Bring Fun, Cool Musicians to Walla Walla

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer March 30, 2017

The music scene in Walla Walla is thriving with more diversity thanks to the efforts of, among others, Mike McGuinn. The owner of Urban Grow Systems, a hydroponics shop, McGuinn has worked to bring...

Ruth Fluno Today Will Be Yesterday exhibition opens at Sheehan Gallery

Ruth Fluno “Today Will Be Yesterday” exhibition opens at Sheehan Gallery

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer October 27, 2016

Bright, vivid paintings, featuring people, buildings, flowers and more now cover the walls of Whitman’s Sheehan Gallery. The new exhibitions are “Today Will Be Yesterday,” a Ruth Fluno retrospective,...

Live Blog: Issue 8

Live Blog: Issue 8

October 26, 2016

Things are looking good for Issue 8! We have some awesome content this week; I'm particularly looking forward to an article about Whitman's frolf course (including a beautiful map!), an article about the...

Jack Issue Letter from the Editors

Aleida Fernandez April 2, 2015

Dear Student Body: We give up. After nine months of listening to protests, staying up way too late on Production Night, responding to angry emails from frat presidents, falling asleep at ASWC senates...

Ponts joins mascot debate

Lachlan Johnson April 2, 2015

President Jorge Ponts has shocked the Whitman community last week by coming out in favor of discarding the college's traditional mascot, the Pioneers" in favor of the Komodo Dragons. Ponts' decision...

Photo by Hayley Turner.

Interview with Sheriff John Turner

Lachlan Johnson October 30, 2014

How should the Sheriff's Office interact with the Whitman community? "We respond and help the police department in the city limits when we're requested. Our deputies will back up [WWPD] officers...

Photo by Hayley Turner.

Interview with sheriff candidate Sgt. Tom Cooper

Lachlan Johnson October 30, 2014

How should the Sheriff's Office interact with the Whitman community? "[The Sheriff's Office] should act in concert with the Walla Walla Police Department to do everything that's possible to make...

Sheriff candidates face off in heated race

Lachlan Johnson October 30, 2014

The Sheriff's race is turning out to be one the most highly contested and divisive items on the Walla Walla ballot. On Nov. 4, incumbent-Sheriff John Turner will face off against Sergeant Tom Cooper to...

Sophomore Annie Want with a mattress in Prentiss Dining Hall. Photo by Marra Clay.

Carry That Weight demands action on sexual assault

Lachlan Johnson October 30, 2014

Activists from Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment (FACE) carried a dorm mattress around Whitman's campus as part of the Carry That Weight national day of action on Wednesday, Oct. 29. They joined...

Community prepares for high school debate tournament

Sam Jacobson October 30, 2014

Late October on the Whitman campus is commonly marked by cooler weather, changing colors and lots of high school debaters. This coming Halloween weekend, Whitman will be holding its 42nd-annual Remy Wilcox...

Printmaking Students Question, Learn From Poster Removal

Printmaking Students Question, Learn From Poster Removal

Lane Barton October 30, 2014

Political posters typically have a short lifespan around the Whitman campus, due to a combination of vague policies on where materials can be posted and the rapid removal of posters with political messages. The...

Matt Uecker 18 Skydiving. Because that would be intense and unique to Whitman.

Voices of the Community // Issue 8

Marra Clay October 30, 2014

If you could create any IM sport at Whitman, what would it be and why? Videographer and photographer Tywen Kelly takes a poll. [portfolio_slideshow]

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