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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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...

College Provides More Support For FGWC Students

Drew Edmonds May 1, 2014
The current first-year class has the largest number of first-generation students that Whitman has ever seen, a trend accompanied by increasing administrative involvement in promoting conversations about socioeconomic diversity.
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.

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 to students and promote connections around campus.
Photo Credit: Ethan Parrish

Spring restlessness: Pio spotlights favorite places for spring recharge

Kate Robinette April 14, 2011
Restless students take to campus to find new spring renewal and the Pio has compiled the top 6 spring hangout spots on campus to fit students' top 5 needs.
blue moon workshop a success despite low turnout

blue moon workshop a success despite low turnout

Taneeka Hansen February 3, 2011
The Blue Moon workshop hosted last Wednesday at the GAC gave students the opportunity to write and get peer responses to their work. Participation was low, but the staff and students who attended called the workshop a valuable event.
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