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New Sophomore Dorm to be Completed Fall ’18

New Sophomore Dorm to be Completed Fall ’18

Adam Rooney, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

By this time next year, two new buildings will be completed on the southern side of Whitman’s campus: a residence hall for sophomores and a large dining hall. The new sophomore residence hall will have three residential wings and a spacious communal atrium with large glass windows that will link...

Tiny houses – Students Work for Sustainability

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017


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On April 8, a group of Whitman students attended the Tiny House Conference in Portland, and hope to build one on campus within the next two years. Margo Heffron, Dani Schlenker and Caroline Ashford Aya received funding for the conference from the ASWC finance committee after convincing Senate that the expe...

Emission Control

Andy Monserud, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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Bishop entered his position in September with the express goal of ensuring the college’s progress toward the Climate Action Plan it adopted last May. That plan aims toward total carbon neutrality by 2050 through a combination of emissions reductions and carbon offsets.

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New Sustainability Coordinator Shares Vision

New Sustainability Coordinator Shares Vision

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2016


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During the past two months a new face has been on campus. The new Sustainability Coordinator, Brandon Bishop, began work this year on the implementation of the Climate Action Plan and on centralizing the sustainability movement on campus. The Climate Action Plan—approved last spring by the Board of Trust...

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