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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

The problem with celebrity “charity”

Elise Sanders, Columnist April 23, 2020

When Gal Gadot and her other celebrity “friends” posted a cover of John Lennon’s “Imagine” to various social media platforms, they did so with the goal of “raising morale.” They failed to...

Illustration by Anika Vucicevic

Trump’s charity scandal

Mat Chapin, Columnist November 21, 2019

Keeping up with the news is exhausting. It feels like every day there is some huge revelation or scandal coming out of the White House that we are supposed to pay attention to, and within 24 hours the...

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

North Hall continues tradition of Halloween frights for charity

Emma Cooper November 5, 2015
"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

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...

Staff, Students Sell Wares at Fourth Annual Craft Fair

Isabel Mills December 5, 2013
Learn more about the fourth annual Whitman craft fair and some of the students and staff selling homemade treats and wares there.

Soles4Souls Charitable Shoe Drive Comes to Whitman

Dylan Tull February 14, 2013
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 non-profit organization at Whitman. Soles4Souls is an organization that collects donated shoes and distributes them for crisis-relief and to support micro-enterprise in impoverished countries.

”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula December 19, 2012
This year, Whitties are particularly active in spreading the Holiday Spirit.

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

The Editors March 13, 2012
"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 countries.
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