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Anthony Reale, MySpace Guru April 6, 2017

Area man disappointed to find no whittling classes at Whitman College Feminism discovered to be cure for most serious diseases Campus celebrates as DVD screensaver hits exact corner of television screen Marrra...

Updates: Student Withdraws after Being Identified as Person of Interest

Marra Clay, Publisher November 29, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29, Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland sent an update to the Whitman College community regarding the recent dissociative druggings on campus.  According to Cleveland, the College worked...

The Blue Mountains east of Walla Walla. Photo by Marra Clay

Whitman Announces New Mascot

Marra Clay, Publisher November 3, 2016
The Blues will officially become Whitman College’s new mascot. On Thursday, November 3rd, President Kathy Murray emailed the announcement to the Whitman Community. She wrote “After looking at all the responses from alumni, students, faculty and staff to the most recent survey, it became clear right away that the Whitman Community feels the Blues is the mascot that best represents Whitman.”
Illustrations by Claire Revere.

Which mascot will you choose?

Marra Clay, Publisher October 20, 2016

The Whitman Blue Ravens? The Whitman Appaloosas? The Whitman Blues? The Whitman Sockeyes? It’s up to you  to choose. The college community has the chance to vote on the new college mascot now that...

Whitman community loses student Josh Fishman

Whitman community loses student Josh Fishman

Christy Carley and Marra Clay August 31, 2016

Whitman student Josh Fishman has passed away as of Wednesday, August 31. Fishman was a member of the junior class and the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.  Fishman was from Short Hills, New Jersey and graduated...

Republican National Convention: Day 2

Republican National Convention: Day 2

Chris Hankin July 19, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio - The second day of the Republican National convention followed much the same script as the first. Protests, though spirited, were contained by an enormous and well marshaled police...

Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Art Installation Calls Attention to Lack of Economic Diversity

Lachlan Johnson September 18, 2014

Before sunrise on Thursday, September 18th, a group of Whitman students created an unauthorized art installation on the steps of Memorial Building to protest and draw attention to issues of oppression...

BREAKING: Device Resembling Pipe Bomb Found Behind Bratton Tennis Center

Shelly Le February 25, 2013

This evening, Feb. 25, Assistant Vice President of Communications Ruth Wardwell, sent a series of emails to the student body notifying campus that a device resembling a small pipe bomb had been spotted...

ASWC Senate meeting, Feb. 10.  From left: Leann Adams, Tim Reed 15, Marcial Diaz Mejia 13, President Kayvon Behroozian 14, and Sam Sadeghi 13.

ASWC Fee Raised $14 For 2013-14 Academic Year

Lachlan Johnson February 10, 2013

The ASWC Senate voted on Sunday, February 10th to raise the ASWC student fee an additional $14 for the academic year of 2013-14. The fee, now $350 per student, was raised to adjust for inflation and an...

Walla Walla School District levy passes

Rachel Alexander February 14, 2012

Voters passed the Walla Walla School District Replacement Levy Tuesday, February 14, with 63.88 percent voting in favor. Total turnout was 8757, which represents 46.2 percent of registered voters in Walla...

Student arrested for identity theft, burglary

Shelly Le October 28, 2011

Disclaimer: The name of the student charged with these offenses was removed from this article on Oct. 22, 2020 and replaced with "Philip Forest." The original charges were vacated from his record five...

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