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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

ASWC Passes Internal Carbon Tax

North Bennett, News Writer February 25, 2016
ASWC has passed an internal carbon tax to increase student awareness about the environmental costs of travel.
East China Normal University

Thick Skin

Rachel Palfini April 26, 2014

Mandarin is the first oral language I have studied. In high school, I took four years of Latin, but we rarely read aloud, as Latin is a dead language and impossibly difficult to converse in (Latin grammar...

What Type Of Green Fits Your Personality?

Elena Aragon April 1, 2014
Figure out what type of green YOU are.

Sustainability Coordinator Position Approved

Dylan Tull February 21, 2013
The Board of Trustees met Friday to decide whether or not a permanent sustainability coordinator, who would oversee all of the green projects happening at Whitman, will be installed at the school. Back in November of last year, ASWC sent a request to Whitman College for the approval of a permanent sustainability coordinator position. The Board of Trustees met to determine whether or not the position was officially approved, and their decision will be made public within the next few days.

Sustainable Walla Walla Makes Plans for Earth Day, Future Collaborations

Emily Lin-Jones February 7, 2013
Students, city council members and representatives from around the community gathered for a meeting of local working group Sustainable Walla Walla in the Walla Walla Public School District board room Tuesday night, Feb. 5.
Image Wrong Focus For Sustainability Staff Position

Image Wrong Focus For Sustainability Staff Position

Danielle Broida November 15, 2012
Sustainability is not about image, admissions or rankings but rather about working towards solutions to our global environmental crisis. It’s time for Whitman to stop standing back and watching as students work endlessly to create a greener campus.
Credit: Faith Bernstein

Green Fun Run encourages eliminating waste

amyhasson April 26, 2012
Whitman�s Green Leaders, a group of students on a quest to decrease the Whitman community�s carbon footprint, hosted am environmentally friendly fun run on Saturday, April 21 in honor of Earth Day.

Walla Walla to discontinue glass recycling

Emily Lin-Jones March 11, 2012
Citizens of Walla Walla met on March 6 to deliberate the future of the city's glass recycling program.
Illustration: Julie Peterson

Greeks Going Green introduced to promote environmental sustainability

Dylan Tull October 13, 2011
Juniors Danielle Broida and Zoe Rogers have recently introduced the Greeks Going Green program in an effort to make the Greek system become more organized with their recycling programs and encourage overall environmental sustainability.

Baseball hosts green game

Tyler Hurlburt April 27, 2011
By hosting a green game, the baseball team looks to raise sustainability awareness.

Controversy over carbon offsets misguided

Lisa Curtis October 29, 2009

When I told a professor that I'm working on a project to install energy efficient compact florescent light bulbs (CFL) in low-income areas in Walla Walla, he became excited. Then I told him that I'm writing...

Scholarships make D.C. trip possible for Campus Climate Challenge

Shannon Buckham March 5, 2009

This past weekend, Washington, D.C. was a hot spot for student activists seeking ways that they could positively influence the environment. Members of Whitman's Campus Climate Challenge (CCC) accounted...

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