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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Marcus Whitman in D.C. to be replaced

Maleda Sims, News Reporter February 9, 2023

In 2021, the United States Legislature voted to replace the Marcus Whitman statue that currently presides in D.C.’s National Statuary Hall with a statue of Billy Frank Jr. An advocate for Native American...

Illustration by Madi Welch.

Really? Another Marcus Whitman Statue?

Alanna Sherman, Columnist December 9, 2021

Many Whitman students and faculty have been fighting for years for the removal of the Marcus Whitman statue that stands on the outskirts of our campus. In past years, students and faculty have found a...

Photo contributed by Statuary Hall.

Walla Walla County may receive second Marcus Whitman statue

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Walla Walla’s Marcus Whitman statue might receive company. A twin statue has resided in the National Statuary Hall in the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., for the past 70 years. Each state contributed...

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