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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...

Illustration by Eric Rannestad

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...

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...

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...

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