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Walla Walla Valentine’s Day Restaurant Edition: What Your Choice Means for Your Budding Relationship

Ann Karneus, Best Baked Alaska Runner-Up 1923

February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and you know what that means: it’s time to forcibly define that blossoming relationship you’ve been tentatively cultivating. Two weeks in or four months in, the politics of choosing that perfect spot can be complicated. So I’m here today to guide you through the...


Peggy Li, Columnist

February 18, 2016

Because if you’re single and feeling torn up inside because of an overwhelming loneliness, you should reflect on yourself.

69 activities for exuberant Valentines Day weekend

Callie Brown

February 12, 2015

The amount of grey outside is overwhelming, and quite honestly everyone is fed up. Whitties are starting to wear their Birks in a vain attempt to feel better about the world (even though all they end up with are wet and slightly muddy feet). There hasn't been a glimpse of sunlight in the past 48 hours,...

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Annabelle Marcovici

March 5, 2014

Photographer Annabelle Marcovici documents how Whitman students celebrated love on Valentines day this year. Among the students profiled, Marcovici profiles students from the Spring Break Service Trips who are selling Valentines Day cards to fundraise for their trips in March. [portfolio_slideshow]

It’s Complicated: couple not posting enough photos on facebook

It's Complicated: couple not posting enough photos on facebook

Tara McCulloch

February 13, 2014

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, first-year Tasha Simmons is worried her boyfriend, first-year Dale Cane, is not posting enough pictures on Facebook to showcase their love. "He posted a few selfies of us kissing in the wheat fields, but he didn't post any of the matching Christmas sweater ones....

Student Who Has Watched a Lot of Nelly’s Music Videos Has Skewed Idea of Valentine’s Day

Matt Raymond

February 14, 2013

For the small, inbreeding population of Whitman students who are in happy relationships, Valentine's Day is an opportunity for partners to celebrate each other and acknowledge their inherent superiority over the rest of the student population. For most other Whitman students, though, Valentine's Day...

Cheesy love story brings chuckles in ‘The Vow’

Nathan Fisher

February 16, 2012

My 16 year-old sister suckered me into seeing "The Vow" on Friday night by saying Channing Tatum was an 100 percent better actor than Ryan Reynolds and Taylor Lautner.  In honor of Valentine's Day, I forced myself to see this amnesic chick flick. Though totally predictable, cutesy and not great, I enjoyed...

Valentine’s Week Pio Pick

The Editors

February 9, 2012

Sexy Time at Das Haus The German House presents a night of delicious baked treats and sexy phrases! Come decorate Valentine's Day cookies and learn how to seduce the likes of Til Schweiger and Heidi Klum with sweet nothings in German. Friday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. German Interest House....

Be my valentine

Tabor Martinsen

February 9, 2012

Dear Autumn Knutson, The season for love is right around the corner and I thought this could be my big chance to tell you how I feel about you. So without further ado, Autumn, if I ever talked to you I would say: "You are the chicken of my chimichanga. You are my cherries and red wine, flowers and...

All-purpose guide to sweet Valentine’s Day jams

Clara Bartlett

February 9, 2012

As Valentine's Day falls upon us, some of us are preparing for romantic bonanzas, while others of us look forward to an irritable day of scowling at every smug red rose. Whether you're head-over-heels in love, lonely and sad, empowered and single or just plain horny, please refer to these playlists that...

Valentine’s Day personalities

Illustration: Julie Peterson

Elena Aragon

February 9, 2012

LONELY SINGLE This fellow could not be more obvious that he has no one to love on Valentine's Day. Moping around with a pout and a downturned head, he is the embodiment of loneliness itself, treating this day as a mourning ceremony rather than a commercial holiday filled with candy. No amounts of Adel...

‘Dating Doctor’ shares humor, romantic advice

Credit: Ethan Parrish


February 2, 2012

This article was co-authored by Mallory Martin. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, WEB and Whitman welcomed visiting speaker David Coleman, "The Dating Doctor." Coleman, a sought-after motivational speaker in the midst of a whirlwind national tour, worked the audience masterfully, illuminating unspoken truths about bo...

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