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From Residence Halls to Wedding Halls: Marriage at Whitman and Walla Walla University

Harry Kelso

April 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Whether it be at Whitman, Walla Walla University, or wherever else, one’s first year at college is the opening to many directions in life. Across the board, one thing college students are interested in navigating is a relationship. While far more of us end up with confusion rather than clarity, a sel...

Local man wants to settle down and get divorced

Trevor Lewis

April 9, 2015


Filed under Humor

In these uncertain times of almost 50% of marriages ending in death, it can be easy for some to lose faith in the sanctity of divorce. Luckily, hope springs eternal. This is especially the case for local fishmonger and ranch dressing enthusiast Rob Fenderman. Ever since he can remember, Rob has wanted...

Wedding (Taco) Bells Ring for Senior

Wedding (Taco) Bells Ring for Senior

Molly Johanson

February 27, 2014


Filed under Humor

Earlier this week, senior Holly Johnson became the future Mrs. Bell when her significant other of the past three years proposed to her in the Taco Bell on N. 9th St. Correction: the proposal was made by Taco Bell on N. 9th St. "I'm so happy that I could celebrate with a combo meal. I always knew we were meant for each other from the day we met as first-years d...

LGBTQ groups overlook deeper oppressions

October 11, 2012


Filed under OPINION

This column was written by Walla Walla community member Jade Poncy. For a small isolated town, Walla Walla has a surprising number of clubs and programs for the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer community. Whitman, Walla Walla Community College and Walla Walla High School all have clubs working ...

Cheesy love story brings chuckles in ‘The Vow’

Nathan Fisher

February 16, 2012


Filed under A&E, Reviews

My 16 year-old sister suckered me into seeing "The Vow" on Friday night by saying Channing Tatum was an 100 percent better actor than Ryan Reynolds and Taylor Lautner.  In honor of Valentine's Day, I forced myself to see this amnesic chick flick. Though totally predictable, cutesy and not great, I enjoyed...

Letter to the Editor: Sexually fruitful relationships need not lead to divorce-ridden marriages

February 16, 2012


Filed under Letter to the Editor, OPINION

To the Editor, I am appalled by the uxorial hubris exhibited in the article 'Replacing communication with sex prepares us for divorce!'! I'm surprised by the sophomoric claims made by last week's guest columnist. In my albeit not far-reaching experience, the phenomenon described by the precocious...

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