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Unrealized Gain of $74,000 from ASWC Investments

Oliver Kaufman, News Reporter November 9, 2023

In 2018, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC)’s senate invested roughly $700,000. About 20% of that went into TIAA-CREF, a bond fund, while the other approximately 80% went into Trillium...

Pro Horse Meat and Anti-Freedom: ASWC Kills Vending Machines

Bex Heimbrock, Opinion Editor September 28, 2023

A snack between classes, a crisp Coca-Cola after a long lecture, a bag of Frito Lays in the aftermath of the V-Nord show in Olin … the humble vending machine stands proudly for the needs of the common...

Illustration by Paloma Link

ASWC Mulls Over Pros and Cons of Removing Vending Machines

Sebastian Squire, News Editor September 21, 2023

During a Sept. 10 Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate meeting, representatives discussed possibly eliminating vending machines. This conversation comes as Whitman College moves...

ASWC election results are in

Abby Malzewski, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2023

On April 15, the results of the highly-anticipated ASWC executive council elections were announced. Following a semester filled with multiple resignations and reorganization, the annual ASWC elections...

Wire Watch Apr. 16-22

Wire Watch Apr. 16-22

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor April 13, 2023

Sunday, April 16   Gamma Games 12-3 p.m., Sand Volleyball Court Kappa Kappa Gamma presents their annual fundraising event, Gamma Games! All proceeds from this beach volleyball tournament...

ASWC candidates take the debate stage

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter April 13, 2023

On April 6, six candidates running for ASWC positions made the case for their election in the Reid Campus Center basement. The participants pulled out all the stops to convince voters to mark their name...

Wire Watch Apr. 6-15

Wire Watch Apr. 6-15

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor April 6, 2023

Thursday, April 6   First ASWC Debate 6 p.m., Reid Basement Candidates for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair, Student Development Chair and Finance Chair will be debating. Snacks...

ASWC executive council undergoes multiple changes

Abby Malzewski, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2023

On Feb. 7, an email with the subject line, “ASWC EC Changes,” was sent to the Whitman community. The body of the message announced recent changes to the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC)...

ASWC introduces Climate Action Resolution

Natalie Comerford, News Reporter February 23, 2023

On Feb. 5, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate passed a resolution to formally state the students’ position that climate action should be one of Whitman’s strategic priorities....

24 hour Climb-a-thon: Whitman Climbing Team embarks on ultimate fundraising effort

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor November 10, 2022

While the average college student may have been out at a frat party, having a cozy movie night or ordering Domino’s, the Whitman Climbing Team spent their Friday night and Saturday morning taking on...

Illustration by Anna Stone.

Major ASWC election voter fraud ring uncovered

Conor Bartol, Forming a Super PAC and needs contributions April 28, 2022

Scandal struck the Associated Students of Whitman College after the discovery of a vast voter fraud scheme in the recent election. The fraud appears not to favor any one candidate, but rather was meant...

Contributed Photo by Gaby Rose.

Students elect new ASWC executive council

Lily Yost, News Reporter April 21, 2022

Last week, Whitman students voted on five positions for the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC). Over 36 percent of Whitman students voted in the election, a success compared to last year’s...

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