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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Amelia Ebling.

President Sarah Bolton prepares for her installation

Abby Malzewski, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2023

Only a few weeks before commencement of the class of 2023, Whitman is setting out to install its 15th president: President Sarah Bolton. In preparation for the installation weekend, President Bolton...

Illustration by Alicia Buchter

The meanings of Easter

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter April 13, 2023

What does it mean to celebrate Easter? Easter egg hunts, church sermons, singing hymns and kite flying — there are various traditions around the globe, and the holiday means different things to different...

Illustration by Paloma Link.

Students celebrate community through Hanukkah

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor December 9, 2021

One of the stresses of growing up is figuring out how to navigate holidays, as previously-held traditions become harder to continue when one is far away from home. This year, Hanukkah began Sunday,...

Whitmans Chinese New Year Celebration Draws a Crowd

Whitman’s Chinese New Year Celebration Draws a Crowd

Nidhi Jaltare, Staff Reporter February 22, 2018

Arts and crafts, good food and plenty of red decorations occupied Cordiner Hall on Friday, Feb. 16 as Whitman celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year. Also known as the Spring Festival or simply Chinese...

Photo by Madaline Stevens

Beyond Borders Club Hosts 5th Annual InterNation Celebration

Lane Barton February 25, 2016
The 5th Annual InterNation Celebration was held in Reid Ballroom on Feb. 20th.
Photo by Madaline Stevens

Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

Last Sunday, Walla Walla residents were invited to the Gesa Power House Theatre to partake in the town’s third annual Día de los Muertos celebration. During this event various community members, including...

Beyond Borders Club Hosts Third Annual InterNation Celebration

James Kennedy February 6, 2014
When talking about Whitman, it's hard to avoid the resounding stereotype that the school has little cultural diversity. However, sophomore Phuong Le, president of the Beyond Borders Club, is hoping to change that misconception with the third annual InterNation Celebration, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 in the Reid Ballroom from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
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