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North Hall continues tradition of Halloween frights for charity

Emma Cooper

November 5, 2015


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

"But that is where I discovered that there is a simple and very satisfying joy in scaring the pants off of your friends and neighbors."

Theta raises whopping amount for CASA

Geoffrey Leach

March 12, 2015


Filed under A&E

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...

Staff, Students Sell Wares at Fourth Annual Craft Fair

Isabel Mills

December 5, 2013


Filed under FEATURE

Just in time for the holiday season, crafty students and staff will come together under one roof to sell their unique homemade products. On Monday, Dec. 9, the Whitman College community will have an opportunity to view and purchase items created by fellow students and staff. They range from people...

Soles4Souls Charitable Shoe Drive Comes to Whitman

Dylan Tull

February 14, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Do you have old shoes gathering dust in your closet that someone else could make use of? Senior Alyssa Roberg and Alumnus Conor Holton-Burke '12 bet that you do, and in order to make productive use of all those worn shoes, they have contacted Soles4Souls to set up a chapter of the nonprofit organization...

”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

December 19, 2012


Filed under NEWS

It's the Holiday Season––a time to be grateful for what we have, large or small. For many students, it's also a time to give. It's true that college students can barely strangle an extra penny out of their wallets when buying coffee at Reid; nonetheless, Whitties are actively spreading the Holiday...

‘Half the Sky’ an eye-opening look at women’s issues in developing countries

The Editors

March 13, 2012


Filed under A&E, Circuit, Reviews

This review was contributed by Karin Tompkins "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women," a nonfiction book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, is an eye-opening work about the consequences of discrimination against women in developing countrie...

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