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Community, Commissioners, Respond to Water Bottling Proposal

Community, Commissioners, Respond to Water Bottling Proposal
February 15, 2018

On November 29, 2017, Darlene and Perry Dozier filed an amendment to the Zoning Code Text Amendments through the Community Development Department to allow them to start bottling water on their farmland...

Cycling Hosts Omnium

Cycling Hosts Omnium
April 13, 2017

Due to the school’s recent mascot change, the Whitman Cycling team had the privilege of hosting the first annual Blues Omnium in Walla Walla last weekend. The omnium, meaning a multiple race cycling...

Rethink Dams! Petitions for Breach of Snake River Dams

September 29, 2016

Rethink Dams!, a Whitman club led by Fiona Bennitt, sent a petition to Governor Inslee last week calling for the breaching of the lower four Snake River Dams. The dams were created in the late 1960s and...

Whitman students join protest against Shell oil rigs in Port of Seattle

Photo contributed by Kelly O / The Stranger.
May 7, 2015

Shell's Arctic fleet is moving north to the Port of Seattle, and a coalition of environmental groups, including a group of students from Whitman, is planning to protest in a flotilla of kayaks on May...

Green Leaders investigate food waste

Photo by Tywen Kelly
November 20, 2014

Members of Whitman's Green Leaders program are currently investigating ways to increase environmentally conscious practices in cooperation with Bon Appétit in Whitman's dining halls and cafes. In recent...

Weigel Rides Bumpy Road to Cycling Success

Weigel Rides Bumpy Road to Cycling Success
May 1, 2014

On the weekend of April 13-14, first-year cyclist Dessie Weigel celebrated a first-place finish in the criterium race and second in the road race at the Northwest Conference Championship. This weekend...

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