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Off-campus jobs, ableism and the work-life balance

Mo Dow, Campus Life Reporter November 18, 2021

Although many low-income students are employed by the college in various departments through work study, jobs in the greater Walla Walla area often play an important role in supporting students. But as...

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Atmosphere at nice restaurant ruined by local six-year-old

Elise Sanders, Milk Drinker October 24, 2019

It seemed like it would be a nice, romantic evening to diners at restaurant Le Ratatouille last Sunday night. Things would quickly take a jarring turn for the worst when a couple brought their 6-year-old...

Walla Walla native returns home to build relationships through Wingman

Hannah Bartman February 19, 2015

On the corner of Main and Palouse sits Walla Walla's first wings and beer restaurant: Wingman Birdz and Brewz. Owned by Brendon Mendoza, a born-and-raised Walla Wallan, Wingman has been open for roughly...

A canal in Venice.

The Importance of Traveling with Like-Minded People

Aleida Fernandez February 10, 2014

My week-long trip to Italy started out as a disaster. Not only was our train to Florence canceled two times due to snow, but our first encounter with staff from the Austrian train company, Ã–BB, left...

Relaxing fabulousness at the Whitehouse Crawford (on a budget!)

Rose Woodbury July 26, 2012

Until last Sunday, I had only ever heard about the Whitehouse Crawford. I'd heard people say things like: "It was amazing," and "I've never eaten like that before," and "The olive oil ice cream is out...

The Peach and Pear brings fro-yo to Walla Walla

Sean McNulty November 18, 2010

For fifteen years, Beth Gennette owned a garden center in northern New Mexico. She moved to Walla Walla for a number of reasons: to live closer to her sister, explore the wine community and to start...

Relax and savor Walla Walla’s Creektown Café

Matt Manley October 22, 2009

My father and I have a tradition of patronizing one of Walla Walla's many elite eateries every fall, and after much consideration settled on Creektown Café as this year's venue of choice. We soon learned...

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