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Record number of COVID-19 cases at Whitman prompt reinstatement of the mask mandate

Lily Yost, News Reporter April 28, 2022

From Monday, April 18 to Thursday, April 21, Peter Harvey, Chair of the Coronavirus Task Force, reported 49 positive COVID-19 test results and a total of 60 students in isolation. A sudden uptick in cases...

A look back at COVID-19 on campus this semester

A look back at COVID-19 on campus this semester

Naia Willemsen, News Reporter December 9, 2021

After a year and a half dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, operations felt relatively normal on campus this semester. Despite the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Walla Walla community and throughout...

“Launching the next phase of the Everbridge app”: Whitman upgrades contact tracing

Abby Main, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

Like several other colleges, Whitman is using Everbridge software to make wellness checks easy and accessible for those who are studying and working on campus. While the use of the Everbridge app is new...

Whitman College grapples with coronavirus threat

Alissa Antilla, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020

Following last week’s hospitalization of a man from Umatilla County with coronavirus, Whitman College has been taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus.  “The events around the world regarding...

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