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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Cold Weather Hits Walla Walla

Cold Weather Hits Walla Walla

Oliver Kaufman, News Reporter February 1, 2024

Extremely cold weather in the past few weeks made for a rough return to the Whitman campus. Classes resumed on Jan. 16, when it only got up to 11 F, and was as cold as 1 F. Students had to contend...

Illustration by Jonah Rosen-Bloom

Two weeks in: recovery efforts following Alumni Weekend

George Groebner, future alumnus October 5, 2023

Alumni Weekend has swept over Whitman once again, flooding campus with former Whitties hell-bent on reminiscence and leaving behind a wake of wet outdoor tables. With reports coming in that the last...

Smell the flowers

Natalie Comerford, Opinion Columnist December 8, 2022

I enjoy noticing the distinct sound of quiet when it snows, the smell of air as it gets crisper in October and the leaves falling from the trees to create massive piles. I notice these things every single...

Climate extremes cover the West Coast: from Walla Walla to California

Lily Yost, News Editor September 15, 2022

A new study published in Science Advances has been released predicting a massive California Megastorm in the near future. Pounding rain and massive floods could fracture one of the largest economies...

Illustration by Catalina Burch

Trump’s Climate Change Challenge

Jack Fleming, Columnist September 10, 2017

American political leaders are typically swept into office on a tidal wave of partisan fervor driven by their own campaign rhetoric. This was especially true in the 2016 election; the partisan lines drawn...

Sports Teams Snowed In

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter February 16, 2017

Though many across campus have expressed extreme annoyance with the seemingly never-ending winter experienced by Walla Walla this year, few have been more frustrated than many of the athletes on our campus....

Unpredictable weather to blame for student injury

Alethea Buchal March 12, 2009

Remember opening your campus Webmail last week to find an e-mail from the Dean of Students warning you to watch out for the dangerous mud-piles?   Perhaps the e-mail seemed a bit absurd and unconventional,...

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