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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Oral History in Walla Walla: Documentation as Empowerment

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter December 7, 2023

Walla Walla is alive with stories, which some local and campus-based projects are recording for public record. For some, storytelling might look like listening in rapt attention. For others, it’s collecting...

DISCO’s Neurodivergent Nights Center Community

Daniela Quiros Araya, Campus Life Reporter November 16, 2023

Attempting to foster inclusivity and nurture a supportive and safe environment, DISCO was established as a dedicated club for disabled students at Whitman, enriching campus life and breaking down barriers...

Perceptions of diabetes and health: addressing the stereotypes

Sara Marshall, News Editor May 4, 2023

At the age of six, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a condition that has been a part of my life for almost 14 years now. Living with a chronic condition without a cure has been an immutable fact...

Ableism in the general election

Ava Liponis, Columnist October 8, 2020

In the wake of the first 2020 Presidential Debate and President Trump’s positive COVID-19 test, we have seen heightened scrutiny placed on both candidates’ mental and physical health and their "fitness"...

Illustration by Abby Takahashi

Accessibility and Disability at Whitman

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter December 7, 2018

The word “disability” conjures up a multitude of subsequent phrases and ideas, most of which are limited to the framework within which disability has been talked about. Our own campus is home to a...

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