Winter in Walla Walla

This morning has been wonderful, mostly because it’s the first time we’ve seen the sun in what feels like ages- aside from taunting glances here and there. Walla Walla has been not dissimilar from the arctic tundra lately, and we’re only now starting to see signs of a thaw coming- 38 and rain tomorrow ?! […]

Hot Lava Monster

There are all sorts of wonderful programs headed by Whitman students that give us all the opportunity to get out of our Whitman bubble and engage with the community. This year, I’ve had the privilege of getting involved with the Mentor Program- where Whitman students get paired with kiddos from local elementary schools that just […]

Hello hello from the IHC !

The IHC, or Interest House Community, is a little niche at Whitman that often goes overlooked and underestimated. An on-campus housing option for sophomores and above, the IHC is comprised of eleven beautiful, quirky houses scattered from Boyer Ave to Alder St. The most visible, and therefore most popular, of which are the Fine Arts […]

Roll Blues

I think Division-III athletics is really where it’s at. As a swimmer and student-athlete (they love that title- gotta make sure we don’t forget about the student bit) here at Whitman, I’ve been so lucky to experience the community we’ve built as an athletics program, and I was especially feelin the love this weekend. The […]

Dia de los Muertos

Every year, Walla Walla hosts a festival to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a holiday remembering loved ones who have passed and celebrating their lives. It is a wonderful, lively event where the community comes together to share culture and art and food and music. A fixture at the festival […]

Docey Lewis

As cliche as it is, the whole “wealth of opportunities you’ll never get anywhere other than college” thing, it’s true. We have these incredible chances to hear from people leading theirs fields, eager to share their knowledge with us, as students, and the community at large, and Whitman is that center to bring these wonderful […]

Trust Your Gut

Alright folks. The day is approaching. May 1st. Decision day. I know, I know- it’s scary and overwhelming and what if I make the wrong decision? What if I can’t decide? What if I just don’t go to college? I can imagine a lot is going through your head at this juncture- I’ve been there, […]