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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


Filed under NEWS

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...

Whitman to Washington D.C.: Lisa Brown’s Grassroots Campaign

Whitman to Washington D.C.: Lisa Brown’s Grassroots Campaign

Claire Ommen, News Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

In 2018, the Congressional seat for the Fifth District of Washington will come up for election. This district encompasses most of Eastern Washington, Walla Walla included. On the evening of Monday, Feb. 26, democratic candidate Lisa Brown spoke at a community forum on Whitman’s campus. This f...

OP-ED: Is Loud Counter-Protesting Free Speech?

Paul Minor, Whitman College Senior

February 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION

This Friday I arrived at the Walla Walla Courthouse to participate in "Where's Cathy?" an event intended to call attention to 5th District Congresshuman Cathy McMorris Rogers' disturbing absence from WW. I believe that political representatives should do their best to stay in touch with the communities...

County Fair Rounds Up Republicans, Democrats, and Voters

County Fair Rounds Up Republicans, Democrats, and Voters

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under FEATURE

If you walked by the Walla Walla County Republican Headquarters in the red brick building on Second Avenue last week, you would not have found a soul there. Travel about a mile south though, and you would have found, amid the smell of fried dough and the mechanical whirs and jerks of a dozen carnival r...

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