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It is not very often 100 new family-wage jobs are created in the Walla Walla Valley with one project. Yet this is the case with the announcement last week that the long sought after Veterans Home has been fully funded.
Of the more than 2,500 diplomas I have presented to our graduates during my eight years as Walla Walla University president, I would count one recent certificate as the most memorable.
This year during spring break, I took a seven-day trip to New York City to explore the city and the arts. It was an awesome experience because I got to travel across the country and visit one of the most famous cities in the world.
My high school English teacher had a fixation on symbolism. With scholarly zeal, she spent hours plumbing the depths of the Robin Williams movie, “Awakenings,” while her class secretly dozed.
I am a Latina, born and raised in Walla Walla. The moment my parents left their small town in Mexico and stepped foot in Walla Walla in 1990, their lives, and eventually my life, were completely changed.
Old lager drinkers will remember an advertisement for Rainier Beer. I borrowed a term from that ad. I used, “I Seen ‘Em,” for a lecture I gave in Seattle years ago.
In recent years, issues of minority young-adult political participation have increasingly entered into the national political discussion.
The Walla Walla Community College Foundation exists to eliminate financial barriers to students’ educational success.
As a first generation student, I prayed that I would somehow figure out the puzzle that was my future. Graduating from high school and going to a four-year university has always been my dream.
Comprehensive Immigration Reform has been on the horizon for a decade and a half. But with partisan disputes, it has never really moved from its frustrating spot in the distance.