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Super Bowl Matchup Comes Down to Quarterbacks

Super Bowl Matchup Comes Down to Quarterbacks

Dylan Snyder

January 30, 2014

The Super Bowl may be the most celebrated non-holiday day of the year, and luckily for Whitman, the majority of students have a rooting interest. The second most important part of Super Bowl Sunday, after watching the game, is not making a fool of yourself with a lack of knowledge about the team you inte...

The Ultimate A&E Holiday Entertainment Guide

The Ultimate A&E Holiday Entertainment Guide

James Kennedy

December 12, 2013

This guide was co-written by Emma Dahl, Aleida Fernandez, Nathan Fisher, Adam Heymann and James Kennedy. Temperatures have dropped, snow has fallen and Christmas lights dot Main Street; it's obviously the holiday season. Here in the A&E section, we love the loads of new entertainment that comes this ti...

True Facts: Holiday Edition

True Facts: Holiday Edition

Melina Hughes

December 12, 2013

All right, y'all, it's time to drop some 100 percent accurate knowledge jingle-bombs, so get ready. It's the holiday season, and there are a lot of rumors out there about what's going on. Some people call them "holiday tales" or "carols," but I call them lies. Don't worry, though. I have some legit facts for you. 1. "Santa" isn't bringing you presents, okay...

Artists’ Politics Don’t Define Their Own Work

Artists' Politics Don't Define Their Own Work

Andy Monserud

November 21, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, I watched a film that I have wanted to see for a long time. Ever since I read "Ender's Game" for the first time in 2005, I always wished for a film version. Blissfully engrossed in a 10-year-old's fantasy, I sat through the movie without a care in the world. But when I stepped out of the theater, I was hit w...

Tale of Wolfman College

Tale of Wolfman College

Melina Hughes

October 31, 2013

It was a gorgeous 65 degree fall day, a light, crisp breeze ruffling the leaves under the golden autumn sun. A lovely day by all accounts, but that was the day the wolves came to Whitman College... It started slowly, first a wolf was seen smoking behind Olin Hall, a second and third standing in the sandwich line at Prentiss Dining Hal...

Lyman Menu Change Provokes Student Response

Lyman Menu Change Provokes Student Response

Hannah Bartman

September 26, 2013

A food truck has rolled into Whitman College and has taken the place of Lyman Dining Hall. Beginning in the 2013 school year, Whitman's food catering service, Bon Appétit, will create one internationally themed dish to serve every meal for two weeks in Lyman Dining Hall in replica of a "food truck." "I fel...

Whitman Progressives Spark Political Dialogue

Lorah Steichen

September 19, 2013

On Sunday, Sept. 8, Whitman students and members of the Walla Walla community gathered at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Main Street to protest proposed American military action in Syria. Among students represented were members of one of Whitman's newest student clubs: The Campus Progressives. Senior Politics and Philoso...

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