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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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New first-year orientation program, “OWL,” takes flight

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter September 16, 2021

  After 30 years of the same orientation programs, Whitman introduced a new first year opening week. The aim of the programming was based on the goal of creating a sense of belonging, a sense...

Section dinner in Prentiss dining hall

‘I Hope I Make Friends’

Alex Brockman, Feature Writer September 21, 2017

Take a walk through Anderson Hall on a Sunday night, 8:00 p.m. and a strange silence will surround you. Each dorm room remains empty, aching for its owners. Reaching the end of the hall, the silence is...

IPECC Petition Calls on Whitman to Engage with its History

Christy Carley March 10, 2016
The Whitman College Indigenous Peoples Education and Culture Club (IPECC) has put forth a petition calling for a critical examination of Whitman’s past and its relationship to colonialism.
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.

Welcome to Walla Walla University

Karah Kemmerly October 23, 2013

This week, The Pioneer talked with the students and staff of Walla Walla University to find out more about spiritual life on campus, the first-year orientation program and student community service projects.

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