Whitman Wire

Aldahleh Seeks Support for Possible EMS Program

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

December 4, 2016

A first-year ASWC senator is in the process of creating a student-run volunteer emergency medical service. Omar Aldahleh began work on planning a service that would provide rapid-response aid to minor medical issues on campus just before he came to Whitman. Aldahleh recently brought up for the servi...

SHAC, Red Cross offer CPR clinic

amyhasson

April 4, 2012

For the past three years, the student health advisory council has teamed up with the Red Cross to offer a CPR certification clinic for Whitman students. While the purpose of the clinic has remained the same––to prepare students to use CPR during a medical emergency––the content of the course...

IM athletes help set health record straight

IM athletes help set health record straight

Molly Emmett

November 10, 2011

While fall IM Football may have wrapped for the season, concerns remain that the Welty Health Center falls short when it comes to caring   for non-varsity athletes. The ASWC Student Affairs Committee started an initiative earlier this semester in an attempt to make sure IM and club athletes were covered by the Whitman Health Policy in regards to injuries on the playing field. However, the committee s...

Welty Health Center receives mixed reviews from students

Kinsey White

November 10, 2011

The Welty Health Center, open to students 24 hours a day and recently ranked second best college health center  in the nation by the Princeton Review, receives mixed reports from students. Claudia Ness, director of the health center, says it aims above all to keep the entirety of the Whitman student...

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