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Caidyn Boyd

November 30, 2023
A War Against Violence

“I don’t feel very grounded.” [1] The confusion and frustration in Jody Washburn’s words as she talked about the conflict in Israel and Palestine echoed a sentiment that rings true for many people. As coverage of the conflict has grown, so has the rhetoric surrounding it, a rhetoric laced with violence and oppression. The barriers […]

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November 30, 2023
Blessed are the Peacemakers

Albert Nejib Handal was born to a Honduran father and an Argentinian mother, but on his father’s side, his roots lie in Palestine, a land he has neither lived in nor seen. “I was born in the U.S., I identify as Hispanic, my first language is Spanish. And yet as a part of my dad’s […]

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November 9, 2023
An Artificial Education

“I was hoping to retire before AI became disruptive,” said James Foster with a chuckle. [1] As professor of Computer Science at Walla Walla University, he has spent the last 50 years listening to the industry predict the replacement of humans with AI and is finally witnessing its revolution in education. 

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November 2, 2023
Beauty out of Dust

Today, Austin Morehouse is a sophomore theology major and the chaplain of Sittner Hall, but this life is a far cry from what he would have anticipated only a few years ago.  Morehouse was born into a family riddled with alcoholism and violence. “You talk about generation curses, […] my family was very heavy into […]

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September 28, 2023
Student Mental Health Resources

With the many changes incoming freshmen experience as they make the transition into college come new challenges and sources of stress. At Walla Walla University, staff in the Counseling and Testing Center seek to make that transition easier by providing mental health and counseling service to students through programs like the TalkCampus app. 

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October 12, 2023
The Future of the School of Business

With a little luck and a lot of hard work, Walla Walla University will be unveiling a new MBA program in the fall of 2024. The primarily asynchronous program will allow students from all over the world to enroll and complete the program online. It also follows the 4+1 model, allowing Walla Walla students to […]

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October 19, 2023
From LatinX to LASA

For many of the Hispanic and Latino students on campus, shared elements of language and culture have brought community and a sense of belonging here on campus. For Dolores Mora, the president of the Latin American Student Association, fostering this community and sharing that feeling has become an important goal. 

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