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College Provides More Support For FGWC Students

Drew Edmonds

May 1, 2014

Shelly Le contributed additional reporting. While most Whitman College students come from upper and middle class families where at least one parent has graduated from college, a growing population of first-generation college students attends Whitman. The current first-year class has the largest number o...

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. Drawing on both her personal experience growing up during the civil rights era as well as her work as a writer, actor, poet and playwright, Alexander prese...

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...

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. Students met at the Glover Alston Center in the evening to express their frustrations with the Whitman dating scene. The event, which was organized by junior Resident Assistant Lillian Bailey, created a forum for students to discuss the difficulty of navigating relationship...

Around the World event promotes cultural awareness, discussion

Allison Work

October 20, 2011

This week, students may have noticed several different multicultural events happening around campus. This is all part of Around the World in Five Days, sponsored by the Language Learning Center (LLC). The week-long event, in its second year on campus, aims to bring information about different world cultures...

Spring restlessness: Pio spotlights favorite places for spring recharge

Spring restlessness: Pio spotlights favorite places for spring recharge

Kate Robinette

April 14, 2011

For many Whitman students, the onset of warm sunny days brings some impatience with familiar haunts and with confining, formerly cozy work spaces. Productivity decreases, irritability increases and students feel that unless they get out and enjoy the sun, their semesters will not end admirably. Taki...

blue moon workshop a success despite low turnout

blue moon workshop a success despite low turnout

Taneeka Hansen

February 3, 2011

blue moon held their second winter workshop last Wednesday, Jan. 26   in the Glover Alston Center to help draw awareness to the magazine before its submission deadline on Jan. 31. blue moon staff hoped that a series of workshops would offer access to the peer editing and response normally onl...

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