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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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“Pleasure, Desire and Arousal” workshop aims to de-stigmatize conversations about sex

Renny Acheson, A&E Editor March 4, 2021

When Whitman Delta Gamma alumna Haley Ireland responded last fall to an Instagram post on the sorority’s Instagram page gauging interest for a women’s health event, she was met with overwhelming excitement.  Ireland,...

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...

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...

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: Prentiss Hall, home of Whitman's four sororities, to the south, and Whitman’s four fraternity houses to the north. These Greek chapters have peripheral locations but are of central importance to life at Whitman, with occasional recklessness that divide campus over controversial issues as well as tremendous fellowship that brings Whitties together. To properly understand how the Greek system has taken such a strong foothold in Whitman's social life, it’s imperative to start from the beginning.
The inside of the Barn

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

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.

Delta Gamma Anchor Drive fuels Service for Sight fundraising

Eric Nickeson-Mendheim November 29, 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.
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