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Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kate Grumbles

October 20, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Lincoln High School students came to the Whitman campus as part of a community outreach effort during Mr. Whitman hosted by Kappa Kappa Gamma. This event took place on Monday, Oct. 17 as part of the Mr. Whitman service project organized by Kappa. The proceeds this year are going to The Health Cente...

Inclusive Language, Walla Walla Roastery, and the ARC: The Pio Hour Show 2

Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce

September 23, 2015


Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

In this episode of the Pio Hour new hosts Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce interview residence hall directors regarding the Inclusive Language Campaign. They also learn about the roasting processes used by the Walla Walla Roastery and learn about new changes at the Academic Resource Center at Whitman College. Turn...

Renovations Modernize, Increase Efficiency

Renovations Modernize, Increase Efficiency

Lorah Steichen

October 17, 2013


Filed under NEWS

When students arrived on campus this fall, they were greeted with a slew of in-progress and recently completed campus renovation projects. Construction crews are currently finishing up remodels of multiple spaces that will allow for improvement and relocation of certain administrative offices, including...

Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year

Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year

Aleida Fernandez

August 29, 2013


Filed under Campus, Circuit, Guide, OPINION

The rumors are true: being a first-year in college is hard. It's scary and overwhelming, and I'll be honest, the food is not––and never will be––as good as what you had at home. But if what they also say is true, and hindsight really is 20/20, does that mean that foresight must be myopic? Doesn't have to be! ...

TED Talks Coming to Campus

Sarah Cornett

November 8, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Following the example of other colleges, Whitman has recently begun planning to join the famous TED talk network, hoping to host talks on campus and screen others for members of the community. The TED talk network, standing for Technology, Entertainment and Design, is known worldwide for its website...

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

Shelly Le

February 23, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. Some students turn to using Adderall without a prescription to help them manage their heavy workload. "I didn't feel compelled to take it, but I did have an all-nighter in front...

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