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May 31, 2023
ASWWU Events Through the Years  

The Associated Students of Walla Walla University has been in operation in some form since 1914 when the Collegiate Association, a precursor to ASWWU, was formed. Although ASWWU, or ASWWC as it was known until 2007, has always strived to put on fun and original events for students, many of those events change from year […]

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May 18, 2023
ReNew Sabbath School

Senior Russian international student and computer engineering major Mikhail Beresnev leads in the growth of Walla Walla University’s student-led ReNew Sabbath school.   Beresnev was born in Russia’s fourth-largest city, Yekaterinburg. He was raised in a traditional Seventh-day Adventist home and his father was the head pastor of his local church. In 2009, his family made […]

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April 13, 2023
Speaking Two Languages, Embracing One World

Walla Walla University is home to a diverse array of cultures and backgrounds. Today we’ll embark on an exploration of what it truly means to be part of the growing Hispanic community at WWU and in the rest of the country. 

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May 4, 2023
Cause and Effect

A staggering decline in university enrollment has sent shockwaves throughout the United States. Sources indicate the enrollment count has seen the steepest decline since 2018. [1] Among the other university campuses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Walla Walla University faced heavy turbulence in enrollment, faculty/staff layoffs, and program adjustments.

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April 27, 2023
Beyond the Familiar

Born in Los Angeles, California, and raised Filipino, Aaron Nakamura has a passion for bringing people closer together. What began as an idea has now become a purpose.  His story expresses what makes us unique and explores finding our identity within our own community. Nakamura described, “I grew up in a community where I was […]

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April 20, 2023
Sodexo’s Recipe for Sustainability

Established in Marseille, France in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo serves as a multi-functional company which operates within the food, facilities, and home services industry in 56 countries. Through its various services, Sodexo supplies its resources to more than 100 million consumers. [1] 

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March 2, 2023
WWU Women’s Basketball Record-Breaking Season  

With the women’s basketball season coming to an end, The Collegian has highlighted some of the team’s greatest accomplishments and the reasons behind their success during their historic season.   The Wolves had some impressive wins against fierce rivals including Warner Pacific, Corban, Multnomah, and Evergreen College. The Wolves’ convincing 71-61 win against Multnomah was followed […]

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February 23, 2023
The Russia-Ukraine War

A Student’s Perspective of the War in Ukraine Kudzai Mhondiwa Gleb Drumi, a senior business accounting major from Russia, spoke of his personal experience of the war between Russia and Ukraine.   On February 22, 2022, the Russian government waged an all-out war on the nation of Ukraine. What Russian President Vladimir Putin touted as a […]

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February 16, 2023
The Life of a Music Minor

Walla Walla University is home to musically vibrant students who find themselves balancing both their academic careers and their passion for music. Senior biology major and music minor Stefano Fratianni weighed in on his experience of coordinating his strenuous course load while pursuing his passion for the art of music.   

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February 9, 2023
Will You Marry Me?

Walla Walla University students brief their experience of the life-changing moments leading up to their marriage proposal.  “I was pretty nervous, I didn’t write out anything at all — my heart was pounding for sure,” Matthew Orvek, a senior product design major, recounted the moments leading up to his engagement. [1] From that very moment, […]

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February 2, 2023
BSCF–Voices of Today

During Black History Month, the Black Student Christian Forum leads in the celebration and representation of Black culture at Walla Walla University.  The Black Student Christian Forum stands as one of the fastest-growing clubs on campus and is united as a community of faculty and students. Liberty Anderson, the BSCF president, said, “BSCF stands for […]

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January 26, 2023
Building Bridges

Andrea Keele discusses having a heart of service with Walla Walla University’s increased efforts in community outreach.  A total of 6,161 groups of people amounting to 3.16 billion make up the total amount of people who have not been reached by the gospel message around the world. [1] WWU supplies its resources to these groups […]

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January 19, 2023
ASWWU Social Events Coming Your Way

Winter quarter kicks off with the start of a new year. ASWWU Social is bringing on the fun – exciting events are waiting just for you!   Sunday, January 22 — ASWWU Social is holding their very own pickleball tournament at the WEC. Be sure to grab a paddle and a partner to claim your chance […]

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December 5, 2022
The Untold Story of Rosie Brower

Rosie Brower’s past has shaped her compassion for the students at Walla Walla University and led her to be a mentor and caregiver to students throughout the years.  Born in Belize on October 7, 1974, Rosie Brower at the young age of 3, was taken up by her adoptive mother who envisioned a future graced […]

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December 1, 2022
Does SMART Get You Far?

SMART goals have become an innovative strategy for students to quantify their goals with value-driven methods heading into the new year.  50% of Americans set themselves up with a New Year’s resolution. Within a month of the new year, 40% of Americans that set this goal fail in following through with their New Year’s plan. […]

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November 17, 2022
Gratefulness and Happiness

As Thanksgiving edges closer and closer, students at Walla Walla University take a personal perspective on what gratefulness means in their lives.   Hannah Wayne, a junior communications and marketing major, said gratefulness to her means “being around people that I love and appreciate.”

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November 10, 2022
The Silent Killer

Men feel pressured not to express concerns about their mental health, leading them to suffer devastating physical and mental consequences.  Mental health crises are on the rise, with studies uncovering the hardships of mental health among men. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention stated, “In 2020 men died by suicide 3.88 times more than women,” […]

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November 3, 2022
A Land Once Claimed

The Walla Walla, Umatilla, and Cayuse tribes fought to stop the development of their respected land byn. The Walla Walla tribe is the source of legends such as “The Monster Who Came up the River.” This famous story spoke of the great coyote who slayed the ocean monster. The ocean monster devastated the tribe to […]

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October 27, 2022
Fall Comes Knocking Around

As fall carries on, students become tense against the steady increase of schooling while mental health is being stretched and tested in the cool season at Walla Walla University.  The calendar weeks wait for no one; as students at WWU are expected to buckle down on class material, each pursuit is met with another challenge. For […]

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