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Time makes ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ the dumbest sequel

Time makes 'Dumb and Dumber To' the dumbest sequel

Nathan Fisher

November 20, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. After a long pre-holiday week, nothing seemed better than heading to the movie theater for some mindless entertainment. "Dumb and Dumber To" was certain to kill off a few brain cells but seemed like a worthy choice.  Sure, I was only one year old when the first ...

Whitman College President George Bridges to Step Down Following End of Now is the Time Campaign

Whitman College President George Bridges to Step Down Following End of Now is the Time Campaign

Josephine Adamski

March 13, 2014

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, President Bridges announced to the campus that his time has come to step down. Coming to the end of his 10th year in office, the decision marks not only the president's transition, but the college's as well.  The announcement was made a year in advance to give the Board of Tr...

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...

Summer Movie Preview

Illustration by Luke Hampton

Nathan Fisher

May 2, 2013

Sun's out, shorts on, jacket ditched, finals looming and summer vacation with lots of time for movies is just around the corner. New releases coming out this summer thankfully seem interesting and filled with huge explosions and a few laughs. Here's a brief list of the movies that have caught my eye to ...

Extra Costs Leave ASWC Budget Tighter for Clubs

Extra Costs Leave ASWC Budget Tighter for Clubs

Shelly Le

April 4, 2013

After a budget appeals meeting yesterday, Wednesday, April 3, ASWC allocated $3,825 of the $15,382.50 in funds set aside for the appeals process to campus clubs unhappy with their preliminary budget requests.  Since the student fee was raised for the 2014 school year, ASWC had $41,910 more than last year to allocate for the 2014 fiscal year. But the preliminary budget r...

‘Moneyball’ redefines America’s pastime

Nathan Fisher

September 29, 2011

Admittedly, I am not a big baseball nut. The point of baseball for me is going to the ballpark to eat a good hot dog and spit sunflower seeds. But Bennett Miller's new film "Moneyball," surprisingly, is not only for the baseball fanatic. In fact, very little baseball is played in the first 90 minutes...

La Más Importante


August 31, 2011

It wouldn't be the last time that my mom would "save" me in anything. Although I am just a host daughter, I am still part of the family, and therefore it is very important that she helps me in most everything I do. When I sat down for the first time at the table after arriving to Mendoza, my host aunt...

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