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Special Olympics Creates Golden Friendships

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017

From ski slopes to the soccer pitch, over the past year Whitman College students have been developing partnerships with the Walla Walla chapter of Special Olympics Washington. With an emphasis on creating friendships, Special Olympics pairs local young adults who live with various physical and menta...

Whitman Buddy Program Celebrates During Buddy Ball

Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Lane Barton

December 10, 2015

Reid Ballroom was a joyous location filled with music, food, and dancing on Dec. 4 as Whitman students and Walla Walla community members enjoyed the winter edition of the Buddy Ball put on by the Whitman Buddy Program. The Buddy Program, which aims to form one-on-one relations between students and ...

Rabinowitz Award funds promising service programs

Andy Monserud

March 5, 2015

Applications closed this week for the Ben Rabinowitz Campus Improvement Award, which is granted to students for use on charitable projects of their own devising. The SEC, which collects applications for submission to the Deans' Council, reported the submission of five applications before the deadline...

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