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Trump’s Security Chief Pick is Exactly Who We Expected: A Literal Bowl of Soup

Winston Weigand, Liberal Snowflake
March 2, 2017
Filed under Humor

In a sudden turn of events, the CEO of the United States, Donald Trump, has selected a new National Security Advisor. The previous NSA John F. Kelly was forcefully dismissed by Trump after his second cousin’s best friend’s cat-sitter posted a meme on Facebook that referred to Trump as “an amber-colored...

Whitman Student Security Wins Best New Job of 2016

Ben Freedman, Humor Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under Humor

It’s official. Just last week, Forbes released its most recent installment of the best new jobs of 2016, and Whitman’s student security position was crowned supreme. In unprecedented fashion, Whitman security positions rank number one in every relevant category, edging out both software developer an...

Whitman reacts to security threats

December 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS

An unidentified man in an unidentified car harassed students in the Science Building parking lot and on streets bordering campus the night of Friday, November 14th at around 2 in the morning.

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Community prepares for high school debate tournament

Sam Jacobson
October 30, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Late October on the Whitman campus is commonly marked by cooler weather, changing colors and lots of high school debaters. This coming Halloween weekend, Whitman will be holding its 42nd-annual Remy Wilcox High School Speech and Debate Tournament. The tournament will utilize a variety of spaces around...

Cooperation between Campus Security, WWPD keeps students safe

Cooperation between Campus Security, WWPD keeps students safe

Lane Barton
September 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS

As Whitman students have returned to campus, the need for Campus Security and local law enforcement to make sure that students are safe and acting responsibly has increased. Improved collaboration and identification of the loose roles of Campus Security and the Walla Walla Police Department in the...

Director of Security builds connections with students

Director of Security builds connections with students

Serena Runyan
September 18, 2014
Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

Though his son may be the one wearing the costume, Matt Stroe is the real superhero. Matt Stroe has been Whitman's Director of Security for one year now, and his son is the four-year-old that wears superhero costumes to every home basketball game. Stroe focuses on one main idea when h...

NSA Activity Cannot be Ignored

Bill Landefeld
December 5, 2013
Filed under OPINION

Just when you thought you could escape the madness of class just before finals, Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald leak another classified National Security Agency (NSA) document that shakes the world. While their revelations that were released over the summer told the world about the expansiveness...

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

River Sterne
December 5, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Newly hired Security Officer Linley HaneyNixon brings years of corrections experience to campus. HaneyNixon is one of the newest members of Whitman Campus Security and currently the only female officer. She is the first woman to be a security officer on campus since Safety Coordinator Kathy Roge...

Campus Poetry Corner

Rosemary Hanson
October 23, 2013
Filed under Humor

In order to appear less frightening to students, the following campus agencies would like to make a few announcements in the form of limericks: From the Office of the Dean of Students About grief, we have tried to be nice But it seems that you need some advice: We'll put you on probation ...

Profile: Gabe Kiefel, Security Guard and Whitman Alum

Emily Williams
May 2, 2013
Filed under FEATURE

It is not unusual for Gabe Kiefel to receive individual concerts from music students on the job. Keifel believes that he has received more individual concerts than anyone he knows. Kiefel, a Whitman security guard and alumni, always takes the time to listen to students eager to preform their music because...

Investigation of Waitsburg Road Shooting Concludes, No Charges Filed

Emily Lin-Jones
February 14, 2013
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

An investigation into last week's shooting incident on Lower Waitsburg Road has turned up evidence that the shots fired were not intended to hit or warn the students who heard them while running. "We found no legal violations from these guys that were out there [shooting]," said Barry Blackman, chief...

Climbing on the Roof Not Advised by Security, RAs

Talia Rudee
December 6, 2012
Filed under FEATURE

Whitman students study hard, but they also know how to have fun, which can often involve climbing onto the roofs of any and all buildings around campus. In his time at Whitman, junior Fernando Medina has heard tell of several ways to climb to the tops of buildings, from the reachable sides of Olin...

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