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Who is the Symposium for? P&P Grapples with Theme of Resistance and Question of Purpose

Who is the Symposium for? P&P Grapples with Theme of Resistance and Question of Purpose

Rylee Neville, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

On February 22, 2018, the annual Power and Privilege Symposium invited students to examine systems of power in society and brought attention to the manifestation of racism and other forms of oppression on Whitman’s campus. The Symposium covered a variety of topics that ranged from mental health at...

Gender Disparity in Service on Campus

Gender Disparity in Service on Campus

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Community service at Whitman is a dramatically gendered affair. Of the 206 active members of campus service clubs, 83 percent identify as female. This disparity ebbs and flows through the membership of every club on campus. The closest any group comes to an equal gender distribution is 33 percent male. This...

Whitman Internship Grant in Walla Walla

Kate Grumbles, News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The Whitman Internship Grant funded 129 student internships this summer all over the world, from Walla Walla to Thailand. The Whitman Internship Grant is available to any rising sophomores, juniors or seniors who have an internship that matches their career interests, providing a unique and formativ...

#NoDAPL: Whitties Join the Activists

#NoDAPL: Whitties Join the Activists

Marra Clay, Publisher

November 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Groups of Whitman students are driving seventeen hours to North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. As of November 1, one car of students had already departed, and other cars of students had plans to leave within the coming 1-2 days. Protes...

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