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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Betas Back, Baby

Beta’s Back, Baby

Andy Monserud, Staff Reporter May 4, 2017

Whitman’s chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity is expected to remain in its house for the 2017-2018 school year, and possibly beyond. Betas received the news following a Sunday meeting between...

Townies destabilize vast swaths of Beta’s lands

Trevor Lewis October 23, 2014

It has been only three months since militant townies first started making an appearance in Beta's sacred lands. However, since that time and because of some lightning-fast tactical raids, the townies have...

Betas consider future of housing

Lane Barton October 3, 2014

With the conclusion of the 2014 fall recruitment cycle, all Greek life institutions will be winding down from a flurry of activities and welcoming new members to their ranks. But members of the Beta Theta...

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention

Sarah Cornett October 17, 2013

Whitman's new All Students for Consent (ASC) club was featured in national news outlets after winning the Consent Revolution Awards, put on by an awareness and anti-rape media outlet called Force,...

Off-Campus House Break-Ins Leave Students Shaken

Sarah Cornett October 3, 2013

Several break-in incidents occurred at off-campus student houses this week, leaving the Whitman College community on high alert. Reports of thefts and attempted thefts came from the Beta Theta Pi house...

Nuts to You

Melina Hughes October 3, 2013

Dig. Dig dig dig. Run run run run. ACORN. Dig dig run. Climb tree. Climb up. Climb down. Climb up, up, down, up, up, up, down, up, down. Up down. Down down up down. Up down...

Student Groups Prepare for Choral Contest

Student Groups Prepare for Choral Contest

Serena Runyan April 25, 2013

The annual Choral Contest will take place this Friday, April 26, but the preparation for this event has stretched back months. The contest consists of separate contests among Greek groups, a capella...

Fraternity recruitment to switch to sorting hat

Fraternity recruitment to switch to sorting hat

Tristan Gavin September 27, 2012

Despite notching another successful year of buying friends through the fraternity recruitment process, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) has moved to change the structure of recruitment for years to...

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