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College theatre beyond the Whitman bubble
Flagging down ideas: Walla Walla Public Library hosts contest to design new city flag
Lighting and sound design workshop encourages aspiring theatre technicians

Lighting and sound design workshop encourages aspiring theatre technicians

October 22, 2020

Although lighting designer Jessica Buttery and sound designer Paul Fowler could not work on a Harper...

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Climbing club: A history of champions
Nordic Skiing at Whitman: 2001 to present

Nordic Skiing at Whitman: 2001 to present

October 15, 2020

Whitman athletics facilities set to reopen

Whitman athletics facilities set to reopen

October 15, 2020

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Getting political
Leaked document details “Plan for Comprehensive Review” of college programs and departments

Leaked document details “Plan for Comprehensive Review” of college programs and departments

October 15, 2020

A toast to Whitties working in wine

A toast to Whitties working in wine

October 15, 2020

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Op-Ed: An open letter to the Whitman Coronavirus Task Force
Jake Wang, First-year • October 24, 2020

Dear Chair Peter Harvey, We, select members of the class of 2024, appreciate the hard work you and the Whitman Coronavirus Task Force have done in the past many months in response to the coronavirus...

Op-Ed: Social justice or social capital: Venmo payments and land acknowledgements
Walker Orr, Senior • October 22, 2020

If you follow social justice education efforts at Whitman, on Instagram or Twitter, or Podcasts, you’re probably familiar with the request to support content creators via Venmo. Venmo payment requests...

Anti-violence and the Black Lives Matter movement
Ava Liponis, Columnist • October 22, 2020

The 1960s Black Power activist formerly known as H. Rap Brown once said that violence is “as American as cherry pie.” Black Lives Matter protests in June and July were sites of alarming acts of violence....

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Florida men reconsider sexuality after Trump offers to kiss them
Madeline Kemp, was called the gay f-word this week • October 22, 2020

Fresh out of the hospital, Trump hand-delivered COVID-19 to rallies across the nation last week, starting with Sanford, Florida. While many expected...

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First years report record E. coli numbers from Welcome Onions
Rachel Husband, Diseased • October 22, 2020

The Dean of Students Office released its annual report on E. coli infections among the first year population this Monday, and the results were...

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