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Whitman Budgets Adjust to Initiative 1433

Chris Hankin, News Editor March 9, 2017

In November of 2016, Washington State voters approved Initiative 1433 to increase the state minimum wage from $9.47 to $13.50 by 2020. The gradual transition began January 1, 2017 when the minimum wage...

Illustration by Claire Revere

Alcohol at Whitman: Blues and Booze

Katharine Gillen and Olivia Gilbert November 10, 2016

Ever dreamed of grabbing a beer with a professor or fellow student after class at a convenient on-campus location? Although it’s not yet possible, seniors Mitchell Cutter and Spencer Mueller seek to...

Hard at work: uncovering on-campus jobs

Hard at work: uncovering on-campus jobs

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor October 27, 2016

Whitman students fill a multitude of jobs, from the banal to the extraordinary, on campus every day. From serving food with Bon Appetit to feeding mice to snakes, from leading tours to maintaining campus...

Gluten-Free and Easy

Gluten-Free and Easy

Alissa Antilla, Olivia Gilbert, and Katharine Gillen September 15, 2016

Nestled in a quiet nook of the Walla Walla airport, Hidden Valley Bakery provides a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of the airport. The Paige family, who have owned the bakery for 16 years,...

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