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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Physical Plant Staff Defeats Another Winter

Physical Plant Staff Defeats Another Winter

Drew Edmonds February 20, 2014
On Feb. 11, 2014 President George Bridges held a lunch to honor the heroic efforts of Physical Plant employees, specifically members of the grounds crew, during the past couple weeks of harsh winter conditions.
Organic Garden Weathers Winter, Waits for Spring

Organic Garden Weathers Winter, Waits for Spring

Lane Barton February 20, 2014
With snow falling hard last week, many students had to adjust to the cold realities of winter in Walla Walla, but for Whitman College’s Organic Garden and its caretakers, this kind of snowfall is just another part of their seasonal cycle.
Worm Composting Proves Unsustainable for Whitman

Worm Composting Proves Unsustainable for Whitman

Lachlan Johnson October 3, 2013
Whitman's composting club is experimenting with new strategies after its worm composting program proved unsustainable.
Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Whitman athletics goes green

Sarah Debs February 23, 2012
A little rain or frozen ground usually does not stop Whitman athletes from hitting the fields to kick around a soccer ball or toss a Frisbee. However, when athletes run on muddy fields, their concern is usually for the game, and not the turf.
Credit: Faith Bernstein

College Creek overflows

Shelly Le November 14, 2011
On Sunday, Nov. 30, College Creek overflowed onto Park Street.
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