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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman community offers support for Ukraine

Ansley Peard, News Reporter April 14, 2022

The war in Ukraine may be thousands of miles away, but the distance does not preclude the Whitman and Walla Walla communities from feeling its effects. First-year Basil Shevtsov has personal ties to Ukraine....

Addressing food insecurity in Walla Walla

Alanna Sherman, Columnist November 4, 2021

Walla Walla county experiences an overall food insecurity rate of 11.6 percent, and is ranked the 28th most food insecure county in the state of Washington. The child food insecurity rate stands at 16...

Whitman College receives COVID-19 relief aid

Abby Malzewski, News Reporter May 11, 2020

On April 9, the United States Department of Education announced the amount that each higher education institution will receive under the CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Congress...

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Olivia Gilbert September 22, 2016

We have all seen this photo on social media: a varying number of white people are surrounded by a varying number of smiling brown or black children. The backdrop is vaguely exotic–perhaps the white people...

Help Birkenstock the Marginally Less Fortunate

Trevor Lewis, staff writer February 4, 2016

Did you know that somewhere on a liberal arts college campus every day, a hipster is forced to decide between donning the footwear of his choice and purchasing yet another pair of electric blue corduroy...

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