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Gender Disparity in Service on Campus

Gender Disparity in Service on Campus

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter October 24, 2017

Community service at Whitman is a dramatically gendered affair. Of the 206 active members of campus service clubs, 83 percent identify as female. This disparity ebbs and flows through the membership of...

Photo by Marra Clay.

Martin Luther King Celebrated With Service, Lecture

Sarah Cornett January 28, 2016
A march, lecture, and day of service marked ways the Whitman community honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Whitman and Walla Walla Interactions Take Good and Bad

Whitman and Walla Walla Interactions Take Good and Bad

Sara Platnick October 13, 2015
Current interactions between Whitman College and the greater Walla Walla community are generally positive. However, recent incidents and events show both a positive and negative side to Whitman’s relationship with the community.
Photo of the Buddy Program contributed by Jeremy Nolan.

Service Learning Organizations connect students and citizens

Martina Pansze November 6, 2014

Living in the "Whitman Bubble," most students spend most of their time interacting with people their own age. However, some service learning organizations on campus are working with community members to...

‘College Coaches’ Changes Format, Still Has Goal in Mind

Anna Zheng April 24, 2014

In the spring of 2010, Whitman alumna Emily Lorente '11 started an outreach program called College Coaches, which focused on one-on-one mentorship for students at Walla Walla High School. When the...

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Annabelle Marcovici March 5, 2014

Photographer Annabelle Marcovici documents how Whitman students celebrated love on Valentines day this year. Among the students profiled, Marcovici profiles students from the Spring Break Service Trips...

Whitman, Walla Walla University Collaborate on Community Service

Whitman, Walla Walla University Collaborate on Community Service

Serena Runyan October 23, 2013

By participating in community service, students at Walla Walla University find a chance to break out of their routines and get involved within the community. WWU Community Service Coordinator Ellie...

Welcome to Walla Walla University

Karah Kemmerly October 23, 2013

This week, The Pioneer talked with the students and staff of Walla Walla University to find out more about spiritual life on campus, the first-year orientation program and student community service projects.

Service: Fundamental to Communities, Student Experience

Sayda Morales April 26, 2013

All throughout high school I volunteered in various service projects that served the New York City community. Some of these projects helped the elderly, while others helped inner city students like me....

How I Met My Mothers Mothers Mother

How I Met My Mother’s Mother’s Mother

Quin Nelson March 7, 2013

All I had to start was an address and a phrase: "Find Your Ancestors" at 1821 2nd St. Intrigued by the vague advertisement in the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, I set out to clear up my equally vague family...

Fort Brings Civil War to Walla Walla

Fort Brings Civil War to Walla Walla

Aleida Fernandez February 21, 2013

Dressed in a bright blue Union coat, a 30-something general stares contemplatively around a room in the fort he oversaw after the Civil War. Known as the "Christian General" because of his deep religious...

Knowledge is Power is Freedom

Sayda Morales February 15, 2013

I went to high school with Gossip Girl, and as the series suggests, she also made my life quite difficult. Nestled comfortably in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the Nightingale-Bamford School, costing...

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