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Why I am a Feminist

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

September 29, 2016

No one has ever taken me very seriously when I’ve told them that I am a feminist. They usually say: ‘Oh, so you hate men?’ or something equally dismissive. And I am annoyed that I must always explain the concept of feminism and yet still many seem to not ‘get it’ or believe that as a feminist...

The Frontier Days Parade You probably Didn’t Go To

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

September 11, 2016

Last Saturday the pastoral smell of manure hung in the air as 150 flag-bearing equestrians rode through the streets of downtown Walla Walla in celebration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Frontier Days Fair. The cavalcade ended a parade representing more than 125 organizations, including the Confederate Trib...

Embracing idle time

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist

September 17, 2015

Time, after all, is a finite resource; we cannot simply work harder or make more connections to obtain more of it.

Memories (Slightly Worn) For Sale

Melina Hughes

May 8, 2014

I can't believe it is time: time to graduate, time to move on, time to spread my wings and fly. These past four years have gone by in the blink of an eye. From the cardboard box forts of freshman year to the drunken nights lying on the floor of a grungy off-campus house, every single memory has been...

The Year of Abundant Anniversaries

Adam Heymann

September 19, 2013

Music is one of those things that invoke feelings of youth and novelty to any listener regardless of a piece's numerical age. In 2013, numerous monumental albums are celebrating anniversaries, from Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon in 1973 all the way down the rock-and-roll spectrum with Minor Th...

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