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Spending spring break in the outdoors

Marian Sandoval Lemus, Campus Life Reporter April 7, 2022

The Outdoor Program (OP) led four different outdoor trips over the course of the first week of spring break, for the first time since 2019.  The trips primarily took place in Utah, featuring a...

Outdoor Program gears up for spring break adventures

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter March 10, 2022

After nearly two months of classes, as well as the stress of midterms, schoolwork and everything that comes with it, spring break has nearly arrived. While many students may take the time to relax or visit...

Hey admin, we’re exhausted

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist April 1, 2021

This semester has been one for the books. With the controversy surrounding the FSR, President Murray announcing her resignation and the various adaptations we’ve had to make because of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Illustration by Eli Rodriguez.

Kathy Murray caught in Cancun with Ted Cruz

Rachel Husband, Team Buffalo Chicken (I’m sorry) March 11, 2021

Kathy Murray has been missing for approximately one week.  Upon the release of the Financial Sustainability Review and the subsequent student and faculty protests, our esteemed President has been incommunicado...

Whitman’s spring break cut in half

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

Whitman’s unique two week spring break is being shortened to one week. The college decided to shorten the break to limit student and faculty travel due to COVID-19 concerns. The full 2020-2021 school...

Illustration by Hannah Paul

How to enjoy spring break during an epidemic

Maddie Ott, A Corn Husk March 12, 2020

With the days before everyone leaves and contracts coronavirus (COVID-19) dwindling to a close, the urge (and, quite frankly, panic) to finalize spring break plans is upon our campus.  You may be looking...

Whitman College grapples with coronavirus threat

Alissa Antilla, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020

Following last week’s hospitalization of a man from Umatilla County with coronavirus, Whitman College has been taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus.  “The events around the world regarding...

Administration grants students a snow day!

Anthony Reale, Sigh Cook March 7, 2019

Let’s face it.  It has been a dismal three weeks.  No one remembers what the sun looks like, students are eating shit left and right, and the buildings are resembling those ice hotels they have up...

March For Their Lives

March For Their Lives

March 29, 2018

Members of the Walla Walla community joined the local high school and many other high schools and supporters around the country for the March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24th as a response to...

Pretentious Student Overly Proud of Guatemala Spring Break Service Trip

Ben Freedman, humor editor April 7, 2016

Intent on venturing abroad during break while still helping out the less fortunate, first-year Brian Saunders selflessly spent his Spring Break painting doors throughout rural southeastern Guatemala. Having...

The Berlin Cathedral and the TV Tower perfectly encapsulating Berlins historical conflict with Church and State.

Discovering How to Travel Alone

Aleida Fernandez April 29, 2014

When you travel alone there is a definite fear that you'll be lonely. With just your thoughts as company in a strange, new city it's hard to imagine having a good time without someone to share it with....

Phi Delta Theta Installs New Solar Panels

Phi Delta Theta Installs New Solar Panels

Daniel Kim April 17, 2014

Over spring break, junior Joseph Heegaard finished his three-year project of installing 14 solar panels on the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house, making Whitman's Phi Delta Theta house the second fraternity...

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