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College Addresses Student Food Insecurity

College Addresses Student Food Insecurity

Rhone Grajcar, News Reporter

April 4, 2018

The Food Pantry, a collaborative project of the Intercultural Center (IC) and the Office of the Dean of Students, recently opened in time for Spring Break. The resource was designed to address student food insecurity. “[It was] frequented many times over break,” IC Program Advisor Jennifer Lopez...

Whitman’s Residential Identity: Student Housing Responds to Changing Market

Chris Hankin, News Editor

February 1, 2018

Walla Walla is changing, fast. Between wine, tech and tourism, the valley is seeing a dramatic influx of white-collar folks looking for homes, and the market is responding. Whitman College is hardly immune to these trends, and the school is taking action to better understand the changes and their imp...

Whitman Enters Uncharted Waters in the Digital Realm

Chris Hankin, News Editor

October 12, 2017

Whitman College is updating the Tech Services Privacy Policy. Most recently revised in 2006, the new draft will receive input from faculty, staff, administrators, and the College’s Information Security Officer, Linc Nesheim. The changes raise questions about the ways in which Whitman College will w...

Reflections on Charlottesville

Reflections on Charlottesville

Maggie Chang, News Writer

September 5, 2017

On August 31, Whitman students, faculty and staff gathered in Reid Coffeehouse to mull over reactions to the white supremacist rally held in Charlottesville, Va. Daren Mooko, Whitman’s newly appointed Dean of Students, opened the event by summarizing the Charlottesville incident. He was followed...

Interview with incoming Dean of Students Daren Mooko

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017

Daren Mooko was recently selected to replace Chuck Cleveland as Whitman's Dean of Students. While on campus, Mooko sat down with Wire reporter Nick Maahs to discuss residence life and transparency. What follows is a transcript of part of that conversation. Minor edits have been made for clarity and conc...

Daren Mooko Announced as new Dean of Students

Chris Hankin, News Editor

February 24, 2017

After an arduous search process, Whitman College announced earlier today that Daren Rikio Mooko will become the new Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Mr. Mooko previously filled a number of positions at Pomona College and has worked throughout the country’s higher education in...

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