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Life hack: Webkinz is free and nothing is stopping you from signing up right now

Ann Karneus, ringlord

May 15, 2020

Quarantine undisputedly sucks, but fortunately there is a silver lining. With all the free time it has afforded me – as well as the encouragement I’ve received to revert back to an unhealthy, childlike state – I’ve discovered that Webkinz accounts are now free.  While this opportunity may seem inconsequent...

Live from Walla Walla, Washington

Maddie Ott, President of TKE

May 7, 2020

Now, as I understand, there are approximately 400 students left on Whitman campus, which means that around 800 to 900 students have left. In this article, I plan to appeal to the masses and sort out what is fiction and what is fact. Some of you may be wondering what actually goes on in Walla Walla now. The ...

Running out of quarantine activities? Try rethinking every decision you’ve made!

Annelise Ellingboe, Staff Crier

April 18, 2020

After many days of binge-watching shows, baking bread, attending Zoom happy hours, fighting with your mom and staring at the sky wondering if there is a god, you are probably feeling like you need some new activities to participate in. Well, you’re in luck! The Wire is here to give you our official recom...

Childhood nostalgia in quarantine

Sydney Bellon, Columnist

April 15, 2020

I think we can all agree that these are unusual and alarming times; it feels like time has stopped moving, all at once. As all of us are making new arrangements, deciding whether we are going home or staying in Walla Walla, we are getting used to the emptiness. No matter where you are, there seems to b...

Sweatier weather: Jewett plague gets moist

Illustration by Lanh Tran

Madeline Kemp, Rodeo Clown

October 21, 2019

There has been a lot of buzz around Jewett lately, and The Wire can tell you why. With fall upon us, naturally, it's cold and flu season. Many of us students are all too familiar with the annual Jewett Plague that strikes the close-quartered first-years around this time, and this year is no exceptio...

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