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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Walla Walla colleges partner for Tri-College Community Day

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter April 13, 2023

With nearly two dozen activities, Tri-College Community Day aims to involve students at all three Walla Walla colleges in altruistic activities to benefit the greater Walla Walla Valley. Walla Walla...

Wire Watch Apr. 16-22

Wire Watch Apr. 16-22

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor April 13, 2023

Sunday, April 16   Gamma Games 12-3 p.m., Sand Volleyball Court Kappa Kappa Gamma presents their annual fundraising event, Gamma Games! All proceeds from this beach volleyball tournament...

Photo by Sofia Del Fiol.

What do WWCC students think of Whitman?

Paul Florence, News Reporter November 10, 2022

Walla Walla Community College and Whitman College share a town. While the two schools share many other similarities, they also have their key differences. One of the main differences noted by Walla...

Photo by Elle Pollock

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.

LGBTQ groups overlook deeper oppressions

October 11, 2012
LGBTQ groups and allies are important in providing safe spaces for these groups, but do not do enough to challenge the oppressive subtext of mainstream progressive culture.

Wine buzz sustains local economy

Molly Emmett April 12, 2012
For more than 100 years, wheat has been a staple crop in the Walla Walla Valley. Like wheat, onions have been a defining crop of Walla Walla for over 100 years since the first onion seeds were introduced to the area; however, the quality of onions in Walla Walla have come a long way and now make Walla Walla sweet onions truly a specialty item.
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