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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

25 Years of Lowering Barriers: Whitman Internship Grants

Ansley Peard, News Reporter September 28, 2023

This year, the Whitman Internship Grant (WIG) celebrates its 25th anniversary. In the quarter century that it has been available, over 1,500 grants have been awarded to students. The WIG provides funding...

Come Get Some Whittie Wisdom: Alumni Reunion

Ansley Peard, News Reporter September 21, 2023

Thursday, Sept. 21, marks the first day of the highly-anticipated 2023 Alumni Reunion Weekend. Attendees from the classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1978, 1983, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2013, 2017, 2018 and 2019...

Illustration by Amelia Ebling.

Students start putting Myers Briggs personality type on resumes

Carmel Stephan, career advisor April 20, 2023

In the recent wave of students seeking summer employment, several Whitman students resorted to citing their Myers-Briggs personality type under "special skills.” The trend began with psychology senior,...

Whitman celebrates 25th annual Undergraduate Conference

Whitman celebrates 25th annual Undergraduate Conference

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter April 20, 2023

On April 11, the 25th annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference (WUC) took over campus with demonstrations of student research projects in their respective fields of interest.  Administrative Assistant...

Walla Walla colleges partner for Tri-College Community Day

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter April 13, 2023

With nearly two dozen activities, Tri-College Community Day aims to involve students at all three Walla Walla colleges in altruistic activities to benefit the greater Walla Walla Valley. Walla Walla...

Students disappear in CCEC escape room

Grace Canny, here!! April 13, 2023

The unthinkable happened last Thursday at Reid Campus Center when the CCEC’s escape room proved truly inescapable for three unlucky participants. Theories are floating around about the whereabouts of...

Whitman pairs community engagement with education through volunteering

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter February 23, 2023

For Whitties lamenting the infamously isolating “Whitman bubble,” volunteer organizations offer the perfect opportunity for engagement that gives students the chance to understand Whitman as just one...

Dress up with Suite Success

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter February 9, 2023

As Whitman students get ready to face "the real world" and seek future job opportunities, organizations on campus are striving to provide resources that give everyone an equal opportunity at being prepared....

Whitties past and present connect at winter break networking events

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor February 2, 2023

Whitties have a reputation for staying connected post graduation. In addition to the legendary 30 percent marriage rate between Whitman students, the Whitman community is committed to staying involved...

Essentials for your email signature, according to the CCEC

Lee Thomas, Buy my Thomas-Fam merch! October 5, 2022

You think you've got it all – name, pronouns, major, phone number, your internship, the clubs you run, your Myers-Briggs personality type, a copy-pasted land acknowledgement, yadda yadda yadda and then...

Contributed Photo by Kamia Weiss-Penzias.

Tri-College Community Service Day returns

Anabelle Dillard, News Reporter May 5, 2022

On April 24, 146 students from Whitman, Walla Walla Community College and Walla Walla University gathered to support 15 local organizations for the Tri-College Community Service Day.  The event...

Photo contributed by Abby Juhasz.

Volunteering in Walla Walla: Extending beyond the Whitman bubble

Anabelle Dillard, News Reporter November 11, 2021

Whitman students live in Walla Walla and as such, there are opportunities to engage with the surrounding community. Many students give back to the town they live in by participating in community service,...

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