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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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The choice to mask: Students and faculty navigate Whitman’s mask-optional policy

Lily Yost, News Reporter April 7, 2022

On March 2, President Kathy Murray emailed the Whitman community announcing that masks would no longer be required in indoor spaces starting March 12. The Wire spoke with students and faculty to find...

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...

Detected cases from Whitman’s COVID-19 screening left students “shocked and confused”

Lily Yost, News Writer September 16, 2021

Within the first week of school, seven students were under the impression that they had COVID-19. They moved into isolation housing, and in under three days four of them ended up leaving with a negative...

In search of better testing, Whitman faces decision on spring return

Lena Friedman, Staff Reporter October 15, 2020

The Whitman Coronavirus Task Force announced its plans to decide between November and December whether spring semester classes will be held mostly in-person for all students. According to Chief Financial...

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