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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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Off-campus jobs, ableism and the work-life balance

Mo Dow, Campus Life Reporter November 18, 2021

Although many low-income students are employed by the college in various departments through work study, jobs in the greater Walla Walla area often play an important role in supporting students. But as...

New Orientation Prepares Incoming FGWC Students

New Orientation Prepares Incoming FGWC Students

Andy Monserud September 10, 2015
Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

First Generation and Working Class Club Organizes May Day Gesture

Daniel Kim May 4, 2013
First Generation and Working Class Club organized a flier-posting campaign to raise awareness about the hard work done by custodians and Bon Appétit employees on campus.

Students, community members publicly confess privilege

Emily Lin-Jones September 15, 2012
Students and community members gathered on the steps of the Memorial Building Wednesday night to publicly confess their privilege as part of an event sponsored by the Whitman Christian Fellowship (WCF) entitled “We Are the 1%”.
Ilustration by Peterson

Students unsure about new loan plan

Emily Lin-Jones November 17, 2011
President Obama's new plan to ease the burden of student loans may give some hope to eligible Whitman students and thousands of other indebted college students nationwide. The plan will go into effect in January 2012, lowering monthly payments and allowing students to consolidate their federal loans.
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