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Do we still need daylight saving time in 2022?

Ben Kearney, News Reporter November 17, 2022

In March 2022, the U.S. Senate passed legislation, the Sunshine Protection Act, to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent. While the legislation would not take effect until November of 2023, many...

Gearing up for a S.A.D. winter

Gearing up for a S.A.D. winter

Anna Shimkus, Feature Writer November 10, 2022

“Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.”         -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   The past few weeks, Walla Walla has offered its not-so-warm...

Surviving winter break: tips from a veteran

Austin Biehl, staff writer January 28, 2016

Winter break can be a trying time. Yes, the comforts of home are seductive: consuming meals that aren’t mild laxatives, sleeping in a bed without listening to your roommate snore, and getting to torment...

Winter Art Salon exhibits new media and technology

Hannah Bartman January 29, 2015

The eighth annual Student Winter Art Salon opened at the Sheehan Gallery last Saturday, Jan. 24 and will remain open until Feb. 13. The art pieces featured are all completed in studio art classes at Whitman...

Physical Plant Staff Defeats Another Winter

Physical Plant Staff Defeats Another Winter

Drew Edmonds February 20, 2014

On Feb. 11, 2014, President George Bridges held a lunch to honor the heroic efforts of Physical Plant employees, specifically members of the grounds crew, during the past couple weeks of harsh winter...

Organic Garden Weathers Winter, Waits for Spring

Organic Garden Weathers Winter, Waits for Spring

Lane Barton February 20, 2014

With snow falling hard last week, many students had to adjust to the cold realities of winter in Walla Walla, but for the organic garden and its caretakers, this kind of snowfall is just another part...

Winter Sports

Winter Sports

Melina Hughes February 6, 2014

It's finally here, the time for which we've all been waiting: the Winter Olympics. I know this year I will be curled up on my couch, wrapped in a blanket, wearing a parka, mittens and ski mask, sipping...

Voices of the Community: Issue 13

Voices of the Community: Issue 13

Jade Blake-Whitney December 12, 2013

What are you looking forward to about break? Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they are looking forward to about break.

Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes

Karah Kemmerly December 9, 2013

The winter holiday season is my favorite time of year. I love lights and winter coats and drinking hot tea. Winter is also a great time to whip up cozy eats and holiday treats. I hope you have fun trying...

Skier qualifies for Winter Olympics

Peter Clark February 14, 2013

While the Virgin Islands may not be known for producing Olympic skiers, one Whitman student is an exception to the trend. Junior Jazz Campbell, a member of the club ski team at Whitman, recently qualified to...

Women’s Soccer Team Falls to Puget Sound 2-0

Quin Nelson September 30, 2012

Despite dominating possession for most of the game, the Whitman women's soccer team fell to the University of Puget Sound 2-0 at the Whitman Soccer Complex on Saturday. Whitman took immediate control...

Illustration: Emily Johnson

OP winter offerings

Elena Aragon November 8, 2011

Ice Fishing Ever take a gander at those old men sitting on the middle of a lake for hours, fishing through a miniscule hole in the ice? Well, now you can be one of them by coming on a two-day excursion...

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