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Walla Walla's Got Talent: A New Tradition

Walla Walla’s Got Talent: A New Tradition

Zoe Brown, Staff Reporter March 8, 2018

Whitman students and Walla Walla community members alike gathered in Cordiner Hall on Friday, March 2 for Kappa Alpha Theta’s annual philanthropy event, Walla Walla’s Got Talent. The event is a...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Homemade and From the Heart

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter December 7, 2017

The eigth annual Winter Craft fair took place this past Monday, December 4 in Reid Ballroom. As attendees sipped hot cider, they were able to appreciate and purchase art, handmade items and baked goods...

Theta raises whopping amount for CASA

Geoffrey Leach March 12, 2015

On March 7, it was once again time for Kappa Alpha Theta's annual fundraiser, Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew. Each year, Kappa Alpha Theta nationally raises money to support the Court Appointed Special...

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention

Sarah Cornett October 17, 2013

Whitman's new All Students for Consent (ASC) club was featured in national news outlets after winning the Consent Revolution Awards, put on by an awareness and anti-rape media outlet called Force,...

Student Groups Prepare for Choral Contest

Student Groups Prepare for Choral Contest

Serena Runyan April 25, 2013

The annual Choral Contest will take place this Friday, April 26, but the preparation for this event has stretched back months. The contest consists of separate contests among Greek groups, a capella...

The Greeks in Walla Walla

The Greeks in Walla Walla

Quin Nelson March 21, 2013

The bustling Whitman College campus is bookended by two essential social hubs: to the south, Prentiss Hall, home of Whitman's four women's fraternities, and to the north, Whitman's four fraternity...

Senior Leads Annual Drive for Letters of Gratitude

Emily Lin-Jones November 15, 2012

Senior Lea Baker wrote a letter to her boyfriend going through U.S. Army basic training every day of her freshman year. When he couldn't receive mail, she wrote to other soldiers deployed overseas––and...

Kappa Alpha Theta fundraiser reaches out to Walla Walla community

Patricia Vanderbilt March 1, 2012

Credit: Faith Bernstein Eleven dance groups made up of Whitman students as well as dancers from Walla Walla will showcase their talents at Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew, to be held at 7 p.m. in Cordiner...

10 Facts about Whitman’s Schwa

Molly Johanson December 1, 2011

1. Schwa is Whitman's co-ed a capella group. There are currently 16 members. 2. The group holds tryouts every fall. Depending on demand, it may also hold auditions in the spring. 3. Members arrange all...

Self-esteem boosted through Greek life involvement

September 29, 2011

This column was contributed by Katie Haaheim Like many of us Whitties, I had a less than graceful social experience in high school. (The only time I was asked to slow dance with a boy, I literally ran...

illustration: Alex Bailey

Thetas “Pack the Backpack” for local kids in need

Emily Lin-Jones September 15, 2011

Whitman's Kappa Alpha Theta chapter is ushering in the new academic year with "Pack the Backpack," a school supply drive for local foster children. The event is being run in collaboration with Theta's...

Cakes for C.A.S.A: Whitman’s Best Dance Crew

McCaulay Singer-Milnes November 4, 2010

On November 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Reid Ballroom, Whitman students will enjoy the unusual combination of pancakes and dance crews, partaking in an entertaining evening that will also make a difference...

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