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All campus statues to be retrofitted with speakers that endlessly blast “Business to Learn”

Illustration by Haley King

Anthony Reale, Corbin Bleu Impersonator

September 28, 2018

President Kathyannabellemonroegeorgiajohnnabetherine Murré’s tenure as leader of the College has hit its fourth year, marking a significant moment in the College’s history.  Every time a new president hits their fourth year in office, they are required by the Sweet Onion Blue Mountain Missionary...

Continuing the Conversation: Politics of Material Memory

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter

February 1, 2018

On October 9, 2017, recognized nationally as Columbus Day and unofficially as Indigenous People’s day, the portrait of Narcissa Whitman hanging in the Great Hall of Prentiss was defaced and the hands on the statue of Marcus Whitman were painted red. This past Friday, students, faculty and staff gathered...

Foundry enriches Walla Walla’s artistic identity

Various artists working out of the Walla Walla Foundry use wax models as intermediates for their sculptures.  The floating bust is Kanye West. Credit: Kendra Klag

Kate Robinette

March 10, 2011

The Walla Walla Foundry, established in 1980 by Mark Anderson '78, casts and fabricates contemporary fine arts. Offering digital operations, casting, fabrication and design services, the foundry employs 50 specialized workers, roughly equivalent to 104,000 man-hours per year, who help bring artists'...

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