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Reid Airlines Takes Off!

Illustration by Haley King

Anthony Reale, Tooth Fairy's Ex-Wife

October 8, 2018

The Whitman College campus was a dreary piece of shit until the renovation of Reid Campus Center was completed. Some might say it was Stanton Hall that was the crowning jewel of the blood diamond crown of money spent in renovations this summer.  Others say it will be Chuck E. Cheese Dining Commons (w...

Local “Reid Rat” Anthony Reale Found Squatting in Reid Campus Center

Winston Weigand, Always Angry About Anthony's Edits

March 1, 2018

On Monday night, the Walla Walla Police Department responded to an urgent report that someone was found after-hours in the basement of Whitman College’s Reid Campus Center. According to a member of the college’s Office of Security, they saw lights coming from the lower windows of the building around...

Reid dates: A Study

Alex Pitts, Columnist

March 2, 2017

Everyone is watching you constantly. You know it; I know it; everybody knows it. We know it from eating at Whitman dining halls. Dining halls produce a feeling of being watched in you unlike anything else on campus. This school is so small and insular that it is hard not to feel the gaze of your fellow...

Bon App offers new “taste of Pyongyang” option at Reid Dinner

Ben Freedman, Humor Editor

December 8, 2016

In a move to emphasize Whitman’s commitment to cultural inclusion on campus, Bon App will now be offering a new “taste of Pyongyang” option at Reid Coffeehouse. Whitman College prides itself on offering a culturally rich and extensive range of foods, so it was only a matter of time until the No...

Mike Hammond: the Muffler Man

Alissa Antilla, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016

Stepping into Melody Muffler, an unexpected collision of an automotive shop and art gallery, is like entering a whole new world. This world is a culmination of disparate elements of artist, musician and automotive repairman, all talents of Walla Walla native Mike Hammond. ‘Building art’: cars and creat...

“I Too Am Whitman” gives voice to marginalized students, identities

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya.

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016

Stepping into the Stevens Gallery in Reid, one is faced with an interesting set of images and writings. To the left, pieces of poster paper are taped to the wall, each one with a short statement. To the right, portraits of Whitman students, each one holding their respective piece of paper, allow vie...

Sister Outsider inspires at coffeehouse

Sister Outsider inspires at coffeehouse

Natalie Berg

December 6, 2014

This evening, on Friday, Dec. 5th, slam poetry duo Sister Outsider performed at the FACE Equality Coffeehouse in Reid Basement. This event marked the sixth annual coffeehouse put on by FACE, or Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment. The event was sponsored by FACE, the Black Student Union (BSU),...

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Marie von Hafften

May 15, 2013

Final exams ended on Tuesday, May 14, at 4 p.m. By 4:30 p.m. several hundred students filled the Reid sidelawn and pelted each other with colorful powder in MECCA and the South Asian Student Association (SASA)'s annual celebration of Holi. Due to cleaning issues resulting from last year's celebration,...

American Politics Panel Provides Interesting, Drama-Free Discussion

Quin Nelson

October 31, 2012

"The Future of American Politics: Civility vs. Gridlock," put on by the Diversity Coalition of Walla Walla, provided the community with a passionate panel on politics in Reid Campus Center Monday night, Oct 29. The event began with a small introduction from Dr. Steve Rubin, a former psychology professor...

Make-A-Difference Day Brings Together Students, Groups, Communities

Lachlan Johnson

October 31, 2012

On the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27, over 130 Whitman students, faculty and staff assembled in the Reid Ballroom to kick off 2012's Make-A-Difference Day. Participants carried out 13 different community service projects around the Walla Walla community, ranging from planting riparian buffers along creeks...

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