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Sorority Recruitment Kicks Off With New Acrobatics Portion of the Selection Process

Maude Lustig, Hot "No Diggity" Dog

September 24, 2018

Disclaimer: The Wire must disclose that the author of the following article did not “get into” the sorority she wanted during rush. But she is NOT bitter. She made that very clear to us. Well, it’s been two weeks since school started, and you know what that means: it’s time for first-year...

Delta Gamma Nuclear Program Reaches New Heights

Clara Wheeler, Super Professional

February 9, 2017

Whitman’s own chapter of Delta Gamma has reportedly filed a demand with the United States government to become their own sovereign nation, called DelGameria. This demand, which was initially met with scoffs and condescending head pats, is being taken more seriously after Delta Gamma revealed that they...

The Greeks in Walla Walla

The Greeks in Walla Walla

Quin Nelson

March 21, 2013

The bustling Whitman College campus is bookended by two essential social hubs: to the south, Prentiss Hall, home of Whitman's four women's fraternities, and to the north, Whitman's four fraternity houses. These Greek chapters have peripheral locations but are of central importance to life at Whitm...

Off-Campus Houses Given Names for Both Obvious Characteristics, Inside Humor

The inside of the Barn

Emily Williams

February 21, 2013

Whitman is a college with colorfully named houses. Sometimes those house names are based on inside jokes, puns and strange intricacies about the house. Other times, the reason for the name is staring the viewer right in the face. Many house names change with the residents, but other names are founded...

Delta Gamma Anchor Drive fuels Service for Sight fundraising

Eric Nickeson-Mendheim

November 30, 2009

Thanks to Anchor Drive, a chauffeur service offered by the Delta Gamma womens' fraternity, wine-tasters at this weekend's Barrel Tasting event can drink without being a danger on the road. Instead, a designated DG will be available to drive them to and from local wineries. "It's our main philanthr...

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