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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitties hold community potluck to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor October 20, 2022

Brought together by tasty food, great music and community fun, Whitman staff and students celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day in style with a potluck at the Glover Alston Center (GAC). The celebration...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day lectures call attention to Whitman’s role as a college on stolen land

Indigenous Peoples’ Day lectures call attention to Whitman’s role as a college on stolen land

Lily Yost, News Reporter October 7, 2021

According to the United States calendar, the second Monday of October is Christopher Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day. But in Washington State, neither holiday is recognized.  Students...

Photo contributed by Whitman IPECC.

A reckoning and a celebration: IPECC and PIC host Indigenous Peoples’ Day town hall

Abby Main, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, Oct. 12, leaders of Whitman’s Indigenous People's Education and Culture Club (IPECC) and Pacific Islander's Club (PIC) hosted a town hall that discussed...

OP-ED: RE: campus vandalism

Dear President Murray, We were extremely disheartened by your recent email response to the political intervention upon the Marcus Whitman statue, which took place on Indigenous Peoples’ Day. You admonished...

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