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Whitman Tech Services settles into new home

Whitman Tech Services settles into new home

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter
March 2
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Whitman College Technology Center recently reached its six month mark at the new office across the street from College House, and tech employees are already seeing the positive impacts. Before July of 2016, Whitman College tech staff was spread out amongst Olin Hall, Hunter Conservatory and the oth...

Whitman Professor Jack Jackson weighs in on Supreme Court nominee

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter
February 16
Filed under NEWS

One week after President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch for the position of Associate Justice to replace the late Justice Scalia, Wire reporter Kate Grumbles sat down with Assistant Professor Jack Jackson from the Politics department. Below is a partial transcript from that interview. Minimal edits made for ...

“Jornaleros” shown in Walla Walla

“Jornaleros” shown in Walla Walla

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter
February 2
Filed under NEWS

Voz Worker’s Rights Organization came to Walla Walla last Saturday to show their documentary “Jornaleros,” which showcased the lives of day laborers in Portland. This event was hosted and organized by Borders as Movements Club (BAM) with help from Whitman Professor of Politics Paul Apostolidis. ...

Whitman Admissions Adopts Test Optional Application Process

Kate Grumbles
September 22
Filed under NEWS

The Whitman Office of Admissions announced on September 20 that standardized tests would no longer be mandatory for applicants to Whitman College. This change comes on the heels of a nearly unanimous vote by faculty on September 7 to erase the wording in the Faculty Code that required standardized te...

Waitsburg Weighs In on Nestle, Declines Offer

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter
September 15
Filed under Community, NEWS

The Nestle America company will not build a $50 million water bottling plant in Waitsburg. Nestle’s proposed project would have tapped Waitsburg’s water supply, using around 150 million gallons of Waitsburg’s spring and well water. The company had offered to build a bottling plant that would provide 50 j...

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