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Living in a Post-Cynical Age

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

December 1, 2016

To the outcasts of the earth, blue-collar intellectuals, protégés of Salinger and Kerouac (if any of you are still around), know this: cynicism is dead. No longer is it fashionable to lament the decline of the sacred, the rise of consumer culture and the innumerable social ills engendered by urban...

Staff, Students Sell Wares at Fourth Annual Craft Fair

Isabel Mills

December 5, 2013

Just in time for the holiday season, crafty students and staff will come together under one roof to sell their unique homemade products. On Monday, Dec. 9, the Whitman College community will have an opportunity to view and purchase items created by fellow students and staff. They range from people...

Arts and Crafts

Karah Kemmerly

December 5, 2013

This week The Pioneer spoke with several crafty businesspeople in town, like the owners of Stash, one of the few independent craft stores in Walla Walla. We also interviewed student and staff vendors who will be selling their homemade crafts and tasty treats at the 4thannual Whitman Arts and Crafts F...

Fermenting a future: Whitman student develops business, beverage

Fermenting a future: Whitman student develops business, beverage

Sam Adler

October 18, 2012

"I had one sip of the ginger kombucha and I had a transcendent moment where I said to myself, 'Oh my god, I could do this,'" said senior Dave McGaughey. When McGaughey talks about kombucha, his passion for the stuff is palpable––unsurprising for someone who also collects 1990s kombucha books. McGa...

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