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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...

Photo by Marra Clay.

Martin Luther King Celebrated With Service, Lecture

Sarah Cornett January 28, 2016
A march, lecture, and day of service marked ways the Whitman community honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Photo by Rachael Barton.

Myra Street divide: The Relationship Between Walla Walla U, Whitman

Audrey Kelly March 12, 2015

This article is written based on the observations of three individuals and is not in any way meant to represent the views of the individual institutions.  On a typical Whitman student's path...

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...

Vick speaks to WWU community

January 27, 2015

This story was originally published in The Collegian of Walla Walla University shortly before Martin Luther King Day. Dr. Brooke Vick, social psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Whitman...

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