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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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24 hour Climb-a-thon: Whitman Climbing Team embarks on ultimate fundraising effort

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor November 10, 2022

While the average college student may have been out at a frat party, having a cozy movie night or ordering Domino’s, the Whitman Climbing Team spent their Friday night and Saturday morning taking on...

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

Return of the Fall Furr Ball

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter October 20, 2022

On Oct. 15, 2022, the Blue Mountain Humane Society (BMHS) held its annual Furr Ball event at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds. The Fall Furr Ball is a black-tie formal event which helps fund the organization's...

Photo contributed by ArtWalla.

ArtSquared showcases and supports local artists in virtual art sale

Heleana Backus, A&E Reporter October 8, 2020

In April, Walla Walla arts organization ArtWalla dropped off 8 6-inch-by-6-inch white squares on the doorsteps of 125 local artists. In their 8th annual ArtSquared fundraiser from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2, ArtWalla...

Illustration by Nathaly Perez

Greedy uncle lands dream job in Alumni Fundraising

CJ Fritz, Soggy Broccoli January 28, 2019

On Monday morning, Whitman College proudly announced the addition of a new member to its ranks of faculty. Lenny Andrews, local greedy uncle, was added to the renowned staff at Alumni Fundraising. According...

Walla Wallas Got Talent: A New Tradition

Walla Walla’s Got Talent: A New Tradition

Zoe Brown, Staff Reporter March 8, 2018

Whitman students and Walla Walla community members alike gathered in Cordiner Hall on Friday, March 2 for Kappa Alpha Theta’s annual philanthropy event, Walla Walla’s Got Talent. The event is a...

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

North Hall continues tradition of Halloween frights for charity

Emma Cooper November 5, 2015
"But that is where I discovered that there is a simple and very satisfying joy in scaring the pants off of your friends and neighbors."

Big beards, bigger money: The first Bjug Harstad Day of Giving exceeds PLU’s expectations

November 26, 2014

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on November 21, 2014. It was written by PLU news writer Natalie DeFord. This story is printed here through the Northwest...

Whitman Christian Fellowship Fundraises to Fight Sex Trafficking

Whitman Christian Fellowship Fundraises to Fight Sex Trafficking

Daniel Kim April 25, 2013
Whitman Christian Fellowship is organizing a fundraiser for non-profit organization Speak Up for the Poor, which aims to help adolescent girls get out of the sex trafficking industry.

Mr. Whitman profits using gender

Shelly Le October 27, 2011

Steeped in tradition, Kappa Kappa Gamma's Mr. Whitman fundraiser has been one of the most popular philanthropy events on campus for over 10 years. Every year, Kappa Kappa Gamma chooses eight senior men:...

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