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First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The first annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival teemed with excitement and solidarity this past Friday, April 7. Despite the unpredictable weather that forced the event indoors to Reid Coffeehouse, the festival went on without a hitch, featuring two live bands, several local artists and p...

Sigma Chi-hosted Greek Life discussion focuses on sexual assault

Sigma Chi-hosted Greek Life discussion focuses on sexual assault

Andy Monserud
March 12, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Whitman fraternity Sigma Chi held an open forum on Greek Life in Olin Hall on the night of Tuesday, March 10. The event, intended originally as a panel-based discussion touching on a variety of issues facing the Greek community, shifted due to low turnout to a largely crowd-sourced discussion focused...

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Sam Grainger-Shuba
October 31, 2013
Filed under Events, Greek Life, NEWS

It's that time of the year again: The boys are back in town, and eight contestants are eager to take the stage to become the one, the only, Mr. Whitman. Nov. 1 marks the annual Mr. Whitman Pageant, hosted by the Kappa Kappa Gamma women's fraternity. For the past nine years, Kappa has organized the male beauty pagean...

The Greeks in Walla Walla

The Greeks in Walla Walla

Quin Nelson
March 21, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The bustling Whitman College campus is bookended by two essential social hubs: to the south, Prentiss Hall, home of Whitman's four women's fraternities, and to the north, Whitman's four fraternity houses. These Greek chapters have peripheral locations but are of central importance to life at Whitm...

Theft occurs in fraternities over Thanksgiving break

Theft occurs in fraternities over Thanksgiving break

Shelly Le
December 1, 2011
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Over Thanksgiving break all four fraternities on campus were hit with a string of burglaries. According to Interfraternity Council Community Relations officer and junior Alejandro Fuentes, the burglaries occurred on two separate occasions. The first burglary occurred between 11:30 p.m. on Thursd...

Sports, Greek life: A complementary relationship?

Sports, Greek life: A complementary relationship?

Matt Tesmond
October 20, 2011
Filed under SPORTS

Greek life and varsity sports share many core goals: building a sense of family, working together to accomplish goals and, above all, having fun. So it is not surprising to find at Whitman a thriving culture of Greek athletes. Athletes'  participation in Greek life, however, spans the spectrum from...

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