Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo contributed by Alanna Sherman.

Alanna Sherman awarded Newman Civic Fellowship for community projects

Nazaaha Penick, News Reporter April 20, 2023

Whitman junior and sociology major Alanna Sherman has been named a Newman Civic Fellow in recognition of her exceptional leadership and commitment to addressing social issues. This prestigious fellowship,...

Contributed Photo by Devon Player.

Civic Newman Fellowship recipient Devon Player ‘23 expounds on the importance of volunteering

Sara Marshall, News Reporter April 7, 2022

Devon Player ‘23 has been community-minded from the start of her college career. While at Whitman, Player has participated in a number of volunteer organizations all across campus. This year, she...

Pictured: Jack Swain

Life After Whitman: recent graduates pursue interests in Walla Walla

Olivia Gilbert and Alissa Antilla December 8, 2016

Post-Whitman life may be difficult for some students to imagine, but it is only a handful of years (or less) away for each of us. While Whitman graduates spread out all over the country and globe, we catch...

Nowhere to go: Homeless youth in Walla Walla have few resources available

Patricia Vanderbilt February 9, 2012
Walla Walla has emergency shelters for women, men and families who find themselves without a place to stay the night. But there is nowhere for homeless youth to go.
Credit: Cade Beck

Exploring volunteer opportunities off the beaten path

Molly Emmett October 6, 2011
Although Whitman students are involved in many volunteer organizations every year, some groups receive more outside attention than others. There is no doubt that programs like Storytime and Habitat for Humanity are popular because of their direct appeal to young adults, but there are numerous other opportunities for specific volunteer work in the Walla Walla community.
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