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Whitman changes mascot to Shrek to break Whitman bubble, integrate local onion culture

Illustration by Nathaly Perez

Annelise Ellingboe, Imitation Freegan

September 28, 2018

Wednesday, 4p.m. — In response to the student body’s outcry for a change, President Kathy Murray and Dean of Students Kazi Joshua have issued a joint statement declaring that Whitman College’s mascot, The Blue Mountains, will change yet again to Shrek. The statement comes on the heels of rally...

Sweet Onion Restaurant Week comes to Walla Walla

Josh Goodman

July 11, 2012

Diners at Walla Walla restaurants are in for a sweet treat this week––a sweet onion treat, that is. July 9 through 15 is the first annual Sweet Onion Restaurant Week, an event meant to highlight the variety of ways to prepare Walla Walla's signature crop and draw customers both locally and from arou...

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