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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Payton Davies

Breaking Stereotypes and Building Inclusivity: Gender Affirmation and Greek Life

Amelia Leach, Feature Writer September 28, 2023

Fraternities and sororities are often seen as reinforcing damaging gender stereotypes and toxic masculinity and toxic femininity. However, Greek life can also provide safe and affirming spaces for...

Illustration by Holly VanVoorhis.

Cupid strikes Whitman clubs on Valentine’s Day

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter February 16, 2023

As anticipation for Valentine’s Day grew, clubs across Whitman used the love in the air as an opportunity to enrich campus life. Although popular culture focuses on the romantic aspect of Valentine’s...

Photo by Chloe Collins.

Getting to know Whitman’s new head of LGBTQIA+ Student Services

Paul Florence, News Reporter September 29, 2022

Whitman’s LGBTQIA+ Student Services program seeks to support all members of the LGBTQIA+ campus community as a part of the Intercultural Center. The hope is to build community, put on social events...

Assessing Monkeypox threat in the greater Walla Walla community

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter September 15, 2022

On Aug. 21, the Whitman Office of Communications sent out a Whitman Today email saying that Walla Walla County had detected its first probable case of monkeypox (MPV).  MPV—a member of the same virus...

LGBTQIA+ community within Whitman athletics

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter February 27, 2020

Although discussions regarding LGBTQIA+ experiences within the athletic community have become increasingly diversified, there remains more to be talked about.  Senior Olivia Engle, a member of the...

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