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Cultivating Passion: How Attending College in Wine-country Walla Walla has Refined Students’ Academic Interests

Claire Reichle January 30, 2018

Location matters. According to the website “Visit Walla Walla,” there are 120 wineries and 2,800 acres of grapes in Walla Walla, and a select few students have shown that their passion for the viticulture...

Whitman Considers Academic Credit for Inmates in “Rhetoric and Incarceration” class

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter March 9, 2017

Faculty members and administration involved in Whitman’s Rhetoric, Incarceration and Civic Engagement class are at the beginning stages of granting incarcerated students at the Walla Walla Penitentiary...

Aldahleh Seeks Support for Possible EMS Program

Andy Monserud , Investigative Director December 4, 2016

A first-year ASWC senator is in the process of creating a student-run volunteer emergency medical service. Omar Aldahleh began work on planning a service that would provide rapid-response aid to minor...

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kate Grumbles October 20, 2016

Lincoln High School students came to the Whitman campus as part of a community outreach effort during Mr. Whitman hosted by Kappa Kappa Gamma. This event took place on Monday, Oct. 17 as part of the Mr....

Community College Poetry and Dance Project translates art to new forms

Community College “Poetry and Dance Project” translates art to new forms

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer October 13, 2016

Poetry, dance, music and theatre were intertwined in a moving performance at Walla Walla Community College. “A Poetry and Dance Project” was held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8, and was centered around the poems...

The 3 W’s: Whitman, Walla Walla University, Walla Walla Community College

Audrey Kelly March 5, 2015

Whitman students rarely have the occasion to gussy themselves up, but the evening of Feb. 5 was one of those nights for Whitman seniors. They strode self-confidently through Reid Campus Center, ignoring...

Photos by Catie Bergman.

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Adam Brayton November 8, 2012

Walla Walla's wine industry is certainly a nice addition to the town for parents and seniors, but its emergence and growth also hold academic promise. Professor Kevin Pogue of the geology department...

LGBTQ groups overlook deeper oppressions

October 11, 2012

This column was written by Walla Walla community member Jade Poncy. For a small isolated town, Walla Walla has a surprising number of clubs and programs for the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer...

Wine buzz sustains local economy

Molly Emmett April 12, 2012

This article was co-authored by Talia Rudee. For more than 100 years, wheat has been a staple crop in the Walla Walla Valley. The dry land and expanse of open spaces in the area are well-suited...

Illustration: Jung Song

Walla Walla Community College cuts women’s center

Emily Lin-Jones September 22, 2011

Less than a month ago, Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) closed its Women's Center and defunded the  IMPACT! Life Transitions Program, designed to assist displaced homemakers and women from low-income...

Credit: Carrie Sloane

Community solar moves forward, Whitman’s role uncertain

Rachel Alexander April 21, 2011

If you've ever wanted to make money, save the planet or provide Whitman students with more scholarships, Fred Liebrand has a project for you. The Walla Walla University professor of physics has been...

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