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ArtSquared showcases and supports local artists in virtual art sale

Photo contributed by ArtWalla.

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 put the unique, transformed squares up for sale online at $36 each.  In a year without t...

Greedy uncle lands dream job in Alumni Fundraising

Illustration by Nathaly Perez

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 to Andrews, working at Alumni Fundraising has always been a dream of his. “Growing up, I...

Walla Walla’s 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 talent show featuring contestants from around the Walla Walla area, including Whitman students, Wal...

North Hall continues tradition of Halloween frights for charity

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

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 News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern collegiate newspapers. In honor of Pacifi...

Whitman Christian Fellowship Fundraises to Fight Sex Trafficking

Whitman Christian Fellowship Fundraises to Fight Sex Trafficking

Daniel Kim

April 25, 2013

Instead of spending money on drinks this weekend, members of the Whitman Christian Fellowship (WCF) will be donating cash to help adolescent girls escape the sex trade. Members of the club have set a goal to raise $2,500 for a nonprofit organization called Speak Up for the Poor, which works to make it ...

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: four independent men and one representative from each Whitman fraternity: to compete for the title...

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