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Accessibility and Disability at Whitman

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter December 7, 2018

The word “disability” conjures up a multitude of subsequent phrases and ideas, most of which are limited to the framework within which disability has been talked about. Our own campus is home to a...

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kate Grumbles October 20, 2016

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....

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

Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce September 23, 2015

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...

Renovations Modernize, Increase Efficiency

Renovations Modernize, Increase Efficiency

Lorah Steichen October 17, 2013

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...

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

Aleida Fernandez August 29, 2013

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...

TED Talks Coming to Campus

Sarah Cornett November 8, 2012

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...

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

Shelly Le February 23, 2012

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...

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