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Walla Walla launches Neighborhood Engagement Program

Walla Walla launches Neighborhood Engagement Program

Rylee Neville, News Reporter

October 19, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 24, the City of Walla Walla will launch its new Neighborhood Engagement Program (NEP), led by Whitman senior Cameron Conner.  The Neighborhood Engagement Program aims to bring Walla Walla neighborhoods closer together and spark conversations about the needs of each community. Af...

Student Initiative Attempts to Rock the Vote in Washington’s 5th

Student Initiative Attempts to Rock the Vote in Washington’s 5th

Kylin Brown, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

Students across grade levels at Whitman have spent the last few weeks engaged in an effort to register their peers to vote in local elections in time for the Brown v. McMorris Rodgers election happening this November. Washington is in the midst of its midterm elections, and Walla Walla lies within...

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Olivia Gilbert

September 22, 2016

We have all seen this photo on social media: a varying number of white people are surrounded by a varying number of smiling brown or black children. The backdrop is vaguely exotic–perhaps the white people are even sporting ‘native’ clothing. The whole thing is tied together with a nebulous quote...

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