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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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Photo contributed by Walla Walla University.

WWU’s ICantori choir showcases stunning new work

Amelia Leach, Campus Life Reporter April 20, 2023

On Tuesday, April 11, Walla Walla University’s (WWU) choir, ICantori, put on a concert called “A Sense of Place” in the Melvin K. West Fine Arts Center auditorium. The first half of the concert...

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...

Cold weather attributed to God, not climate change

Rachel Husband, teehee girl April 21, 2022

The strange weather of this past weekend has been attributed to the presence of God in the greater Walla Walla region. Snow, hail, sunshine and rain have been spotted on Whitman campus within a 24 hour...

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.

Spikeball becomes a social haven for Walla Walla students

Hailey Livingston, Sports Reporter April 15, 2021

As the weather gets warmer, students flee to Ankeny with a net, some plastic rods and a small yellow ball. Spikeball has taken Whitties by storm and now, more than ever, it has proven to be the perfect...

Op-Ed: ‘Culture of Silence:’ What the WWU Administration Will Not Address

Jake Sloop, WWU Sophomore April 12, 2018

These past few weeks at Walla Walla University have been rocky, to say the least. Therefore, in this week’s Swap Issue, I hope to address some of the questions many Whitties have asked me about the blackface...

From Residence Halls to Wedding Halls: Marriage at Whitman and Walla Walla University

Harry Kelso April 12, 2018

Whether it be at Whitman, Walla Walla University, or wherever else, one’s first year at college is the opening to many directions in life. Across the board, one thing college students are interested...

The photo of Walla Walla University stu- dents that circulated social media.

WWU Grapples with Blackface Incident

Martina Pansze, Editor in Chief April 5, 2018

Just before the student body of Walla Walla University departed for Spring Break two weeks ago, a racist photograph with the school’s logo circulated through social media. The photo is a publicly...

This photo was taken the day I got a traffic infraction, said Isabel. Contributed by Isabel Mills.

Classroom in the Clouds

Alissa Antilla, Feature Reporter March 9, 2017

A handful of Whitties–along with around fifty students at Walla Walla University (WWU) and various members of the Walla Walla community–attend class thousands of feet above their peers. In combination...

The Atlas Cafe

The Atlas Cafe

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor December 1, 2016

From the outside, The Atlas Cafe looks like any other modest-sized house in College Place. The forest green siding, the clean white trim edging the windows and door frame and a few unassuming shrubs do...

Photo by Andrew Shwartz

Being a Whittie at WWU

April 28, 2016
Lauren Lewis tried to show me the bell atop their admin/philosophy/history building. It is tradition, I gleaned, for seniors to sign the bell, or the bell-access room (or something).

Wolves Successfully Observe Sabbath, Crush Heathens

Austin Biehl, staff writer April 28, 2016

Last Saturday the WWU Wolves faced off against the Whitman Missionaries in a Club Volleyball match that once again proved the necessity of the #prayforwhitman campaign so generously instigated by the WWU...

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