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 ?! […]

Let It Snow

It is currently a winter wonderland on Whitman’s campus and I am totally here for it. Not only does the snow make everything look gorgeous, but it also seems to lift everyone’s spirits overall. Ever since it started snowing a couple weeks ago, I’ve been seeing some awesome things happen around campus; I’ve seen countless […]

Whitman College: One of the most BEAUTIFUL Colleges in America

“Carnival” was created in 1997 by Jim dine. This picture is a comparison of the same Carnival in Winter and Spring. New coming students should remember this statue since all of you will learn “Carnival” in your Encounters’ course!   This is a photo of Ankeny Field. Students enjoy sunshine and play sports during their […]

Summer at Whitman

After being at Whitman for three years, I could easily tell you what the average school year looks like on campus. At the beginning of the year, late summer days cause Ankeny Field to be a huge social hub of activity. First years eagerly eat their Bon Appetit dinner out on the green grass by […]

Whitman’s Lucky Ducklings

If you happen to visit Whitman’s campus, one of the first things you will notice are the paddling mallards. These majestic birds can be seen waddling around, swimming in Lakum Duckum (an appropriately named pond on campus), crossing the streets in uniformed rows, and grazing on seed that friendly neighbors provide. More than once I have […]

Fall in the Wallas

Fall in Walla Walla is undoubtedly one of the highlights of going to Whitman. The weather starts to cool off, the leaves begin to change, and hoodies and flannels replace shorts and t-shirts. Even as students begin to settle into their routines and find their favorite places to study, there are plenty of things to […]