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Whitman Wire

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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Backcountry Club balances safety and fun as the new season approaches

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter November 3, 2022

The Whitman Backcountry Club is gearing up for another season this winter. With movie nights, weekend trips to Oregon and courses on avalanche safety in the near future, the Backcountry Club is focused...

Photo contributed by Corina Arroyo.

Whitman EMTs serve and get to know Walla Walla community

Emma Foley, Feature Editor April 9, 2021

Several Whitman students have become emergency medical technicians (EMTs) while they are in school, a path that they say is difficult but often rewarding because of the connections they forge with...

Skiers wary of budget cuts

Sylvie Luiten March 1, 2012

Three years ago, the Varsity Ski Program was cut at Whitman, causing an uproar among students, and fear among the skiers about the future budget. "The varsity ski team program was cut when this year's...

Ski team gets ready to hit the slopes

Tyler Hurlburt December 9, 2010

It is officially winter. Thermometers read in the single digits, Styx has already been transformed into a brilliant white unicorn and the club alpine ski team is busy gearing up for its upcoming season. Even...

Bluewood bus seats remain empty after registrants do not appear on scheduled trips. Credit: Kim.

Bluewood Ski Bus deals with no-shows

Alex Jeffers March 5, 2009

Throughout this semester, Whitties have benefitted from a Saturday morning ski bus to the Bluewood ski area, a service made possible by left over ASWC funds from previous years. To take advantage of...

Simon Pendleton, ‘11, skiing at Telefest at Bluewood over the weekend. The festival celebrated Telemark skiing, over 7000 years old. Credit: Falltrick

Telemark ‘community’ celebrated at Bluewood

Shannon Buckham February 26, 2009

It all started in Norway about 7,000 years ago. What Assistant OP Director Salmon Norgaard-Stroich calls a "granola," "hippie" and "retro" sport has been around long before the cavemen were replaced...

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