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Friday, December 8, 2023

Garrett Christensen

May 11, 2023
InTentsity on Kretschmar Lawn

InTents week of worship is a special time on the Walla Walla University campus. As this year’s event comes to a close, take some time to learn about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into making it possible.  According to Dr. Pedrito Maynard-Reid, the first InTents week of worship took place in 1992. The idea began […]

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April 27, 2023
The Wolf Boomerang Effect

Although many students do not come back to Walla Walla University after they graduate, some are excited to be back at WWU as professors. For two such professors, Brian Schaffner and Paul Dybdahl, WWU is a very special place.  

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April 20, 2023
What Old McDonald Has Been Up To

“Old McDonald had a farm, ee i ee i o.” Everyone knows that part of the story, but few know the less popular but just as accurate version of the song that goes: “Old McDonald had a farm that had high crop yields and supported a wide range of biodiversity across the local ecosystem.” 

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March 2, 2023
A God-Given Calling

Hebrew Bible and Old Testament professor Mathilde Frey talked about how women in the Seventh-day Adventist church are often seen as lesser spiritual leaders.   Dr. Frey worked as a pastor in Germany for five years where she experienced “what it means to be a woman in the church as a minister.” She said, “I think […]

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February 23, 2023

Kudzai Mhondiwa, a senior business marketing student, spoke on his experience as an international multinational student at Walla Walla University.  Mhondiwa’s earliest memories come from Zimbabwe, before his family moved to Ireland when he was five. “My childhood has been mostly an Irish upbringing, so I’ve gotten accustomed to the Irish traditions, the language, the […]

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February 16, 2023
An Unforgettable Family

Walla Walla University’s ICantori and Symphony Orchestra are two of the most popular music groups on campus. However, no matter what music group you choose, members agree that playing music at WWU is an unforgettable experience.  

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February 9, 2023
How Should Walla Walla University Honor Martin Luther King Jr.?

Martin Luther King Day is a special time here at Walla Walla University. However, the way we honor MLK’s legacy is up for debate. Some believe that students and faculty should have the day off from classes, while others believe that having school protects the integrity of the celebration.  The history of MLK Day at […]

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February 2, 2023
How to be a Christian Antiracist

Despite being taboo in many Christian circles, racism is an important topic to discuss candidly. As Christians, it is our duty to fight against systems of oppression both in our own minds and in society. Unfortunately, we could do a lot better. 

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January 26, 2023
Animal Lovers Wanted

For students looking for a way to give back to our local community and spend more time with animals, the Blue Mountain Humane Society at 7 E. George Street in Walla Walla is a great place to start. 

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January 19, 2023
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January 19, 2023
Ivy Lu’s Favorite Holiday

This article begins with two statements of fact: Ivy Lu is our ASWWU head of diversity and wellness, and Chinese New Year is coming up on January 22nd. Now, many Walla Walla University students are probably familiar with the first fact, and a few probably knew the second as well. However, what most students likely do […]

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December 5, 2022
The Theory of John McVay

“I have started playing pickleball and I rather like it. If I could just figure out how to stay out of the kitchen, I’d be better.”   The face of President John Mcvay is a familiar one around campus. Many know of him, but I venture that most truly know little about him. That is about […]

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December 1, 2022
A Different Kind of Christmas

The Hispanic community has their own distinct winter holiday traditions.  For many in the Hispanic community, the time around Christmas day runs into one long celebration. For Mexicans, Christmas time can last for nearly a month.  “We start celebrating around the 15th of December and it’s called Posadas,” said junior exercise science major Danyah Morales. […]

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November 17, 2022
Thanksgiving, Eh?

When most people think of Thanksgiving, they picture the beloved American holiday. However, Canadians have their own rich Thanksgiving tradition and history. Canadian finance major Luke Ganson said that the way Thanksgiving in Canada is celebrated is pretty similar to the United States. “Usually what happens is we have a bunch of family over and […]

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November 10, 2022
Exercise Can Save Lives:

“The importance of exercise is not adequately understood or appreciated by patients and mental health professionals alike.” [1]  Exercise has a huge impact on mental health for almost every individual. It boosts self-confidence and alleviates anxiety and depression.  According to a study published in 2004, it is proven that exercise relieves symptoms of anxiety and […]

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November 3, 2022
Projectors, Paperbacks, and Plants, Oh My!

“All I know about the library is that it has books and I’ve studied there a handful of times.” [1] The library here at Walla Walla University, for many, is a place to study and do research. However, lying just below its bookkeeping surface are useful and interesting features that students should be aware of.

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October 27, 2022
Fall Tips

As the fall season approaches, it can be easy to hunker down and wait out the winter. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some things you can do to stay safe and add a little spice to your fall.  One thing to remember as days get shorter is that daylight saving […]

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