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Cassandra Otero Wins Governor’s Award

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2017


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Whitman Junior Cassandra Otero was recently honored with the Students Serving Washington Award as well as the Governor’s Award through the Campus Compact Washington organization. Campus Compact, specifically Students Serving Washington, is a branch of a national organization that recognizes students for their civil engagement and service...

“Jornaleros” shown in Walla Walla

“Jornaleros” shown in Walla Walla

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017


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Voz Worker’s Rights Organization came to Walla Walla last Saturday to show their documentary “Jornaleros,” which showcased the lives of day laborers in Portland. This event was hosted and organized by Borders as Movements Club (BAM) with help from Whitman Professor of Politics Paul Apostolidis. ...

Whitman Discusses Immigration Policies

Whitman Discusses Immigration Policies

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Community, NEWS

On Monday Oct. 26, Wendy Hernandez, a local immigration lawyer, came to talk to the Borders as Methods group on campus. With Associate Dean for Intercultural Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer Kazi Joshua acting as facilitator, an hour-long discussion on immigration was held. With this election containing some of the most polarizing and unpopular nominees in history, their stances on immigration were analyzed by the impact they would have locally.

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Working group considers “The Missionaries” with community survey

Ellen Ivens-Duran

February 18, 2016


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Whitman's mascot working group recently sent out a survey to approximately 19,000 people soliciting feedback about the "Missionary".

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