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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Decolonizing Whitman: Rethinking the landscape

Decolonizing Whitman: Rethinking the landscape

Sara Marshall, News Editor November 17, 2022

Whitman’s landscape is typically advertised as idyllic scenery amid the arid Walla Walla Valley. With creeks meandering through campus and trees towering over sidewalks, Whitman embodies a lush “park...

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Locals, Students Against Mill Creek Levee Tree Removal

Mikaela Slade, News Writer October 7, 2015

The Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled this month to begin removing trees along the Mill Creek Levee and replace them with grass in order to comply with a government policy that requires all trees within...

Lyons’ music entertains, educates

James Kennedy October 3, 2014

A musician with a message, Dana Lyons has been combining environmental activism with folk and alternative rock since the 1980s. Most well-known for his hit song "Cows with Guns," Lyons will be performing...

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Whitman Alumni Find Environmentalist Views Evolving

Sam Chapman May 13, 2013

At Whitman, ideals are one thing you can always count on finding somewhere. There is no shortage of people who believe strongly in something––in the end of rape culture, the abolition of modern slavery,...

Green victories pile up as story, tactics change

Sam Chapman September 13, 2012

When I began this piece, three courageous men and women––I'll call them heroes––were chained to a piece of construction equipment in the woods of East Texas. They were...

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