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May 25, 2023
Departing from College into the Real World

Graduation is just around the corner for Walla Walla University seniors, and it is the time when graduates start a new chapter in life. Graduating students today confront a distinctive set of challenges that diverge significantly from those encountered by previous generations. The rapidly changing job market driven by factors such as AI and economic […]

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May 18, 2023
Of Inestimable Value and Worth

During a Walla Walla University faculty-staff meeting, President John McVay gave a statement about how WWU will remain committed to Seventh-day Adventist values by ministering to LGBTQ+ students.  On Thursday, April 13, 2023, McVay began his presentation by telling a story. McVay had recently asked someone from a declining SDA campus what it would take […]

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May 11, 2023
Students and Staff of WWU on Celebrating Mother’s Day 

Each year on the second Sunday of May, Mother’s Day is celebrated in numerous Western countries, serving as a special occasion to honor and express gratitude toward motherly figures.   This holiday is certainly underrated when compared to Christmas and Valentine’s Day. However, the opportunity and significance should not be underestimated.    Lana Van Dorn, an office […]

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May 4, 2023
Permanent Impact of COVID-19 on Education

Since the lockdown in March 2020, many things have changed due to government-imposed restrictions and regulations. While many government restrictions have been lifted, the way we do things continues to be different than before COVID-19.  Walla Walla University seniors Artur BorgesParaizo and Bryson Collins have experience with both pre- and post-COVID education. Artur BorgesParaizo, an […]

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April 27, 2023
Asian Pacific Islander Club

According to Walla Walla University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, there are around 76 Asian students on campus, which accounts for 6% of the total number of students.   Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated during May. WWU provides a safe environment where everyone can learn and appreciate the differences that make our […]

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April 13, 2023
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage at WWU

According to Walla Walla University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, there are 337 Hispanic/Latino students on campus, which accounts for 21% of the total number of students. [1]  WWU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month every year by hosting a variety of events, including Hispanic Vespers, community gatherings, and other special programs on campus. The big community of […]

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February 23, 2023
The Story of Abriel Thuc

Abriel Thuc is a senior business major at Walla Walla University who was born and raised in South Sudan. He came to the United States in 2016 to attend Takoma Academy in Maryland and moved to College Place in 2019 to study at WWU. Thuc has always been passionate about basketball and was recruited at […]

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February 16, 2023
Churches on Campus

Walla Walla University offers not only a top-notch education, but also a variety of spiritual worship opportunities on campus for students. These spiritual opportunities include worship through music and communal singing that creates a sense of unity. Students can not only volunteer, but also serve as leaders and participate in one of the three on-campus […]

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February 9, 2023
Love Languages and Self Love

The concept of love languages commonly refers to the way an individual expresses and receives love from a romantic partner, yet it also encompasses the vital aspect of self-love. What is self-love and how do students on our College Place campus comprehend and implement self-love in their daily lives? 

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January 26, 2023
Student Missionaries Abroad

While Richard Bass and Julianna Conrad are both students at Walla Walla University, they can’t be found on our College Place campus as they are currently serving abroad as student missionaries. They decided to step outside of their comfort zones this year and serve as student missionaries in two very different countries.  

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January 19, 2023
New Year’s Resolutions

As the new year rolls through, many readers of The Collegian may consider setting New Year’s resolutions. However, planning appropriately may be the key to actually hitting those goals this year. According to the article “19 Mind-Blowing New Year’s Resolution Statistics,” 38.5% of adults in the U.S. set New Year’s resolutions every year. Nevertheless, only 9% […]

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December 5, 2022
Nestor Osorio, the New Athletic Director of WWU

Nestor Osorio joined Walla Walla University during fall quarter 2022 as the new athletic director. Here are some cool facts about him. Nestor Osorio was born in Argentina, has visited more than 50 counties, can fluently speak, read, and write in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and loves not only playing sports but also studying them. […]

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December 1, 2022
Marketing and Christmas

Christmas break is just around the corner, and it is the most wonderful time of the year. For many companies, this is also the busiest time of the year when most sales take place. Black Friday and Cyber Monday open the Christmas shopping season which is utilized as a marketing tool to sell products. Christmas, […]

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November 10, 2022
Students and Mental Health

According to a study done by Fortune, college students are almost twice as likely to experience elevated stress and anxiety compared to adults in U.S. [1] If we don’t pay enough attention to our metal health, it can ultimately lead to depression and exhaustion.   Matthew Vaughan is a counseling liaison at Walla Walla University who […]

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November 3, 2022
William Frohne: Places You Don’t Want to Miss

William Frohne is a physical education major student at Walla Walla University who grew up and lived most of his life in Walla Walla. When asked what it’s like growing up in Walla Walla, Frohne shares that it’s like a “mixed bag; there are a lot of awesome things about it, but also has things […]

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October 27, 2022
Casey Shearer’s Student Athlete Journey 

Casey Shearer is a business accounting major who plays golf for the Walla Walla University team. His experience of what it’s like to be a full-time student and play university golf is worth your appreciation. Shearer dedicates 10 hours per week to golfing, including two practices and playing 18 holes every Sunday. He has full concentration and commitment […]

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