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Walla Walla’s Got Talent: A New Tradition

Walla Walla's Got Talent: A New Tradition

Zoe Brown, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

Whitman students and Walla Walla community members alike gathered in Cordiner Hall on Friday, March 2 for Kappa Alpha Theta’s annual philanthropy event, Walla Walla’s Got Talent. The event is a talent show featuring contestants from around the Walla Walla area, including Whitman students, Wal...

Homemade and From the Heart

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

The eigth annual Winter Craft fair took place this past Monday, December 4 in Reid Ballroom. As attendees sipped hot cider, they were able to appreciate and purchase art, handmade items and baked goods crafted by Whitties and community members alike. Sophomore Emma Saas attended the fair in hopes...

Theta raises whopping amount for CASA

Geoffrey Leach

March 12, 2015

On March 7, it was once again time for Kappa Alpha Theta's annual fundraiser, Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew. Each year, Kappa Alpha Theta nationally raises money to support the Court Appointed Special Advocates program (CASA). The Whitman chapter of Theta women's fraternity puts on Walla Walla's Best...

Walla Walla’s Best Dance Crew Raises Money for Worthy Cause

Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew Raises Money for Worthy Cause

Hannah Bartman

March 6, 2014

The third annual Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew will be held this upcoming Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in Cordiner Hall. The event is organized by Whitman's Kappa Alpha Theta chapter to raise money for Theta's national philanthropic organization, Court Appointed Special Advocates. In 2008 CASA's federa...

Kappa Alpha Theta fundraiser reaches out to Walla Walla community

Patricia Vanderbilt

March 1, 2012

Credit: Faith Bernstein Eleven dance groups made up of Whitman students as well as dancers from Walla Walla will showcase their talents at Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew, to be held at 7 p.m. in Cordiner Hall on Friday, March 2. The event is the newest evolution of the yearly Kappa Alpha Theta fundrais...

Greeks take varied approaches to service

Patricia Vanderbilt

March 1, 2012

Philanthropy in Whitman's Greek organizations runs the gamut from Mr. Whitman, to stream restoration and dog walking with the local animal shelter.  Greek groups participate in philanthropy as a way to work together and give back to the community, and the group dynamic of Greek organizations motivat...

10 Facts about Whitman’s Schwa

Molly Johanson

December 1, 2011

1. Schwa is Whitman's co-ed a capella group. There are currently 16 members. 2. The group holds tryouts every fall. Depending on demand, it may also hold auditions in the spring. 3. Members arrange all of their own songs, except for a few traditional holiday songs. 4. The group participates in the...

Thetas “Pack the Backpack” for local kids in need

illustration: Alex Bailey

Emily Lin-Jones

September 15, 2011

Whitman's Kappa Alpha Theta chapter is ushering in the new academic year with "Pack the Backpack," a school supply drive for local foster children. The event is being run in collaboration with Theta's national philanthropy organization, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), which will dist...

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