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Women in Leadership Symposium Focuses on Diversity and Advocacy

October 13, 2016

Whitman’s annual Women in Leadership Symposium will take place Oct. 27, following a year of reexamination of its organizational process. A student-led protest of the symposium last year led to an effort...

Super PACs invade Greek life

January 28, 2016

The most recent Greek election cycle brought with it the addition of student-operated super political action committees (super PACs). You may have heard the term “super PAC” thrown around by the 2016...

Student groups, working group to look at “Missionary” Mascot

December 8, 2015

President Kathy Murray, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) and the Indigenous People’s Education and Culture Club (IPECC) are creating initiatives to look into potentially changing the...

Presidential Search Committee Gears Up

Presidential Search Committee Gears Up
April 10, 2014

By the start of the 2015-2016 school year, Whitman will inaugurate its 14th president. The college is about to begin the search for President George Bridges's successor with the newly formed search...

Sustainability Advisory Committee Begins First Steps Towards Reform

Sustainability Advisory Committee Begins First Steps Towards Reform
December 5, 2013

In a bid to increase the influence of the Sustainability Advisory Committee's (SAC) relevance on campus, ASWC has appointed sophomore Linnaea Weld, sophomore Eliana Schwartz and senior Jenni Doering to...

ASWC Forms New Committee to Discuss Long-Term Goals

Illustration by Tyler Schuh
February 21, 2013

Although the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) feels confident that it is addressing many of students' short-term goals for the College, they have begun plans to create a student committee...

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