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Mike Hammond: the Muffler Man

Alissa Antilla, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016

Stepping into Melody Muffler, an unexpected collision of an automotive shop and art gallery, is like entering a whole new world. This world is a culmination of disparate elements of artist, musician and automotive repairman, all talents of Walla Walla native Mike Hammond. ‘Building art’: cars and creat...

English Professor’s Latest Novel Inspired by Love of Pacific Northwest

English Professor’s Latest Novel Inspired by Love of Pacific Northwest

River Sterne

September 19, 2013

A "lifelong love affair with the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state" was the inspiration behind English Professor Scott Elliott's new novel "Temple Grove." Set in the Olympic National Park on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, "Temple Grove" follows a young native man and his struggle to protect the...

Big Idea Talks

Big Idea Talks

Maegan Nelson

April 11, 2013

For the past few weeks, several "Big Idea Talks" posters have been covering the campus grounds, advertising a first-time collaboration between the Walla Walla Public Library and Whitman faculty to give a series of locally-themed lectures open to the public. The talks, given by faculty members such as Senior Lecturer of Environmental Humanities/General Studies Don S...

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