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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Queer Coded: chatting about queer media

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter February 2, 2023

In an effort to diversity subscriber bases, many streaming platforms have added new shows featuring members of the LGBTQ+ community to the genre of queer fiction. With these new releases, many might want...

Whitties hold community potluck to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor October 20, 2022

Brought together by tasty food, great music and community fun, Whitman staff and students celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day in style with a potluck at the Glover Alston Center (GAC). The celebration...

Salcedo, 5 from right, poses here with students at the Glover Alston Center. Salcedo has received numerous awards for her work, notably the West Coast Liberty Award, James Earl Hardy Legends Award, and the Women in Leadership Award, among with others.

Internationally Renowned Trans-Activist Bamby Salcedo Visits Campus

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter April 9, 2018

Bamby Salcedo, nationally recognized activist for trans issues, spoke at Whitman on April 6 to a small group in the Glover Alston Center. The crowd of Whitman students and community members sat in circle...

College Addresses Student Food Insecurity

College Addresses Student Food Insecurity

Rhone Grajcar, News Reporter April 4, 2018

The Food Pantry, a collaborative project of the Intercultural Center (IC) and the Office of the Dean of Students, recently opened in time for Spring Break. The resource was designed to address student...

Renovations Modernize, Increase Efficiency

Renovations Modernize, Increase Efficiency

Lorah Steichen October 17, 2013
Students returning to campus were greeted with multiple office changes. Many administrative offices were renovated, or moved buildings, in efforts to improve efficiency.
Esteemed Federal Judges Demonstrate Possibility of Success in Legal Field

Esteemed Federal Judges Demonstrate Possibility of Success in Legal Field

Lorah Steichen October 9, 2013
Three renowned federal judges, James Robart, '69, Richard Jones, and Ricardo Martinez visited campus Oct. 4, to discuss the legal field with students interested in a future in law. They discussed their own careers and the personal obstacles they faced along the path to the prestigious positions they now hold.
Storyteller Relives Civil Rights Movement

Storyteller Relives Civil Rights Movement

Lachlan Johnson February 27, 2013
Members of the Whitman and Walla Walla community filled the Glover Alston Center on Monday, Feb. 25 to hear storyteller Kathya Alexander speak about the civil rights movement.

Visiting Religious Leaders Open Conversation About Faith, Policies in Presidential Race

Sarah Cornett October 25, 2012
In recent weeks the presidential race has become increasingly heated, with candidates' professional and personal lives coming under close public scrutiny. Last Friday, Oct. 19, two prominent members of the faiths of both presidential candidates came to the Glover Alston Center to present a basic overview of their religions in the context of the presidential election.

Dating discussion focuses on cyber flirting, technology

Shelly Le April 26, 2012
Last Monday, April 23, Sharon Kaufman-Osborn, a counselor at Whitman, hosted a discussion focused on questions surrounding dating, relationships and self-confidence.
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