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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Aya Mahmoudi, News Reporter September 28, 2023

Sept. 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage month. It is also independence day for several Latin American countries, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala. Originally,...

Photo by Chloe Collins.

GarifunaRobics leads Whitties in an evening of dance

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter October 27, 2022

On Oct. 17, Whitman students celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month to the beat of Garifuna music and drums with a visit from some special guests. Whitties were joined by the GarifunaRobics team, who...

Photo by Sofia Del Fiol.

Culture and community: Whitman celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter October 20, 2022

A collaborative event between the Intercultural Center (IC) and Whitman Events Board (WEB) celebrated Hispanic Heritage month with an evening brightened by lively music, dancing and delicious food....

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Walla Walla

Nazaaha Penick, News Reporter October 5, 2022

From Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the United States observes Hispanic Heritage Month. The month is an opportunity to recognize Hispanic Americans’ contributions and achievements in the U.S. and across...

Sophomore Sylvia Adome poses at the events photo booth

Club Latinx celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sienna Axe, A&E Reporter October 9, 2019

Reid Ballroom did not look like Reid Ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 5. Gone was the large, empty room first-years took their student ID photos in. Between bright, colorful decorations, a large turnout and...

Members of Club Latino include, from left to right: Eduardo Vasquez, Ashley Hansack, Cynthia Ramos, Fabiola Ochoa, Jackie Bonilla, Franchesca Cortes, Brenda Zarazua, Amalia Sletmoe, Hannah Horner, and Brian Acosta. Club Latino organizes many Hispanic Heritage Month events. Photos by Ben Woletz.

Hispanic Heritage Month emphasizes collaboration

Elise Tinseth September 13, 2012
Beginning Sept. 15, Club Latino, the Intercultural Center and La Casa Hispana will be hosting a plethora of events on campus to celebrate and raise awareness for Hispanic Heritage Month.
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