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6 Tips for Improving Your Self-Sabotage Skills this Spring

Annelise Ellingboe, Toothpick-to-the-Stars

April 19, 2018

Day drink Drunk classes are way more fun. Plus, that way, the hangover kicks in right when you would do your homework, which will make it virtually impossible to do! Skip class Ah, an oldie but a goodie. Need I say more? Stop wearing sunscreen Don’t believe the scienc...

87 Percent of Students Crumbling Before Our Very Eyes

Annelise Ellingboe, Butt Munch

April 12, 2018

Tuesday, 12:47 a.m.: At least twelve-hundred Whitman students have spontaneously turned to sand over the last two weeks. As papers and tests pile up, the confusing phenomenon has ravaged the campus, leaving stressed students afraid that they, too, will crumble. The most recent case has shaken close ...

Farmers’ Market Hosts Homegrown Art

Farmers’ Market Hosts Homegrown Art

Allison Hall, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Though all quirky and original, artists at the Walla Walla Farmer’s Market have a few things in common: passion, resourcefulness, and creativity.

Fresh music: best new albums for spring

Emma Dahl

March 5, 2015

Indie music fans, rejoice! This spring has been huge for quality indie releases, from small artists releasing their debut album to household names recovering from hiatuses and re-emerging on the scene. But which albums are most appropriate for this time of year? Which can provide the best soundtrack...

Students learn composition basics through transformative process

Geoffrey Leach

February 19, 2015

On Feb. 22 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Music Department will be presenting the Composers Spring Concert. Six students have each composed a piece of music that will be performed in Chism Recital Hall. Each student has written a unique piece that they have worked on since the fall. During the Fall...

The survival guide for upcoming Springtime movies

Nathan Fisher

January 29, 2015

As I start my last semester at Whitman, the terror of the fast approaching real world is looming.  I'm starting to be expected to have answers for questions such as, "What do you want to do?" or "What are you going to do for the rest of your life?"  Luckily, I can ignore the dread of my impending "jobs"...

Ducks Hunters ‘Quack’ Under Pressure

Ducks Hunters ‘Quack’ Under Pressure

Melina Hughes

April 17, 2014

The Student Activities Office Annual Duck Hunt began this week, and competition this year is hotter than ever. Students are desperate to locate rubber ducks in order for the chance to win prizes they probably don't want, in addition to eternal glory. The increasingly competitive hunt coupled with the sudden presence...

Qingming Festival

Qingming Festival

Rachel Palfini

April 16, 2014

Last week I had midterms, which is why I have not posted in awhile. A lot has happened in the past few weeks though (besides midterms), so I'll fill you in on one of the more exciting activities. April 4-6 was the Qingming Festival (清明节) in China. In English, it is often referred...

Smells like Spring!

Smells like Spring!

Marra Clay

April 6, 2014

Everyone is enjoying this weather- but the beautiful sunshine is distracting while studying for midterms. However, the new growth on campus is providing both a colorful view and a delicious smell to experience when I pop out of the doors to Anderson each morning.    ...

Letter from the Editor: Circuit 10

Letter from the Editor: Circuit 10

Shelly Le

April 1, 2014

Spring is without a doubt my favorite time of year. Maybe it's just because I grew up in Salt Lake City, where you get to experience four seasons, or maybe it's because I think that nothing good can come out of three-plus months of below freezing temperatures, but springtime is quite possibly the best...

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Nathan Fisher

March 7, 2013

This week, my marching orders from the A&E chief were to check out the movies premiering during spring break and see if any of them were a "must-see." A great task because there's nothing I like more than watching a new movie into the wee hours and then sleeping the rest of the day. Sadly, not a si...

Golf teams prepare spring competition

Golf teams prepare spring competition

Cole Anderson

March 7, 2013

As the fairways at the Wine Valley Golf Club continue to thaw out and the sun begins to shine through the tree-lined greens once again at the Walla Walla Country Club, the Whitman golf team continues its hard work in preparation for the upcoming spring season. With two players back after a fall semester abroad and the rest of the men's team making progress in every aspect of the game, ther...

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