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Whitman students join protest against Shell oil rigs in Port of Seattle

Whitman students join protest against Shell oil rigs in Port of Seattle

Allie Donahue

May 7, 2015


Filed under Community, NEWS, News Highlight, Outdoors, Politics

Shell's Arctic fleet is moving north to the Port of Seattle, and a coalition of environmental groups, including a group of students from Whitman, is planning to protest in a flotilla of kayaks on May 16. Whitman activists will join other environmentalists from the sHELL NO coalition to demonstrate...

Farm to School Network Brings Garden Clubs to Local Elementary Students

Farm to School Network Brings Garden Clubs to Local Elementary Students

Daniel Kim

February 6, 2014


Filed under Community, NEWS, Outdoors

In past years, there have been nationwide debates about elementary school lunch programs in an effort to decrease childhood obesity and increase the amount of fresh and healthy food served to students. The National Farm to School Network is concerned with the lack of quality food present in school kitchens, particularly with the quantity...

Lecturer Promotes Killing Trees to Save Rivers

Serena Runyan

November 15, 2012


Filed under Events, NEWS, Outdoors

This Wednesday, O'donnell Visiting Educator Jamie Workman presented a lecture by the intriguing title of "Save the River, Kill the Trees." In his talk, he explained why the overabundance of trees in the western United States is causing worse forest fires and lower water levels, and advised a thinning...

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