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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

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TKE Grapples With Basement Writing

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief May 3, 2018

This past weekend, The Wire received an anonymous email reporting racist and misogynistic writing in the basement of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), along with a photo. The writing reads “Not Afraid to ‘Hard...

Greekend not harnessing full potential of Greek system

Christopher Hankin April 30, 2015
Don't get me wrong; Greekend was a great time. I had a lot of fun basking in the sun, eating burgers and playing football. But I couldn't help but feel as though it were a hollow PR opportunity designed to impress prospective students rather than to address issues that are facing our campus.

Greek influence not being used for meaningful action

Katy Wills February 26, 2015
Greek groups don’t often get outwardly criticised by their members because they focus on solving their problems within the system, inside the closed chapter room doors. While I respect that approach for some situations, the lackadaisical culture of Greek groups at Whitman is something that should be addressed to a more comprehensive audience.
Greekend Change Yields Mixed Reviews

Greekend Change Yields Mixed Reviews

Mitchell Smith May 8, 2014
Participants of this year’s Greekend events likely noticed one major difference from the festivities of years past-- the sport played by the fraternities and sororities changed from the traditional flag football to volleyball.
Mary Madden 13 runs down the field at Greekends football tournament.  Photos by Halley McCormick.

New Look at Greekend Football Produces Mixed Feelings

Peter Clark April 25, 2013
Greekend's football format changed this year to address aggressive activity. Teams by graduating class proved to be much more enjoyable for the women than the sorority teams of the past.
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