5 Fall Break Destinations

A few weeks ago, Whitman students got the chance to enjoy their first break of the academic year. Commonly referred to as “four-day break,” or simply “fall break,” it usually takes place in the first or second week of October, and students have both Thursday and Friday off, giving them an extra-long weekend to spend […]

A Definitive Guide to Burritos in Walla Walla

The California Burrito Price: Around $6.00 What: A massive soft and perfectly warm steak burrito jam packed with fries, guacamole, cheese, and sour cream. A variety of salsas are also available at your disposal. Where: Taqueria Mi Pueblito (1633 E Isaacs Avenue) When: Monday – Saturday: 7AM – 10PM, Sunday: 9AM – 10PM Why: The California Burrito is […]

Your Guide to Walla Walla: Top Things to do in Town (Student Edition)

  To some, Walla Walla is considered a small town, and especially for students that come to Whitman from big cities like, LA, New York, or Houston, Walla Walla may cause some culture shock. But do not fear, because although Walla Walla may seem small, you will come to enjoy this vibrant town! Here is […]

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 […]