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Walla Walla County may receive second Marcus Whitman statue

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Walla Walla’s Marcus Whitman statue might receive company. A twin statue has resided in the National Statuary Hall in the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., for the past 70 years. Each state contributed...

Sherman Alexie amuses, enthralls at Cordiner appearance

Andy Monserud October 3, 2014

Sherman Alexie, the author of Whitman's 2014 summer reading book, "Reservation Blues," came to campus Wednesday, Oct. 1. He delivered a speech to a packed house in Cordiner Hall, which consisted of Whitman...

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