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Free to Bleed

Kate Grumbles, News Editor September 23, 2018

On the first day of classes, Aug. 28, ASWC President Lily Parker and a room full of interested students gathered to create an action plan addressing the fact that Whitman College does not provide free...

Memorabilia: An Exploration of Objects

Memorabilia: An Exploration of Objects

Callie Brown and Samarah Uribe Mendez May 15, 2018

We asked four students to bring us objects that they deem significant–things that they have accumulated over their time at Whitman and from their lives before. Taken out of the context of their rooms...

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

Nick Maahs , Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

Polls closed for the ASWC Executive Council elections on Monday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.  Shortly over an hour after, ASWC announced the results to the student body via email. ASWC’s Executive Council...

Lily Parker, a candidate for ASWC President, speaking at the ASWC Candidate Election Forum

ASWC Election Forum Centers on Communication, Budget

Christy Carley, News Editor April 5, 2018

Candidates for ASWC’s Executive Council gathered Wednesday, April 4 at a public forum to announce their platforms and field questions from the Oversight Committee, represented by Jeanette Schwensen ‘18...

ASWC Gears up for Elections

ASWC Gears up for Elections

Rylee Neville March 30, 2018

As most of Whitman returns from spring break, students running for Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) positions are gearing up for election season. The candidates responded to questions involving...

Women’s March on Walla Walla: Take II

Rachel Needham, Staff Reporter January 25, 2018

On Saturday, Jan. 20, over 2,000 people participated in the Women’s March On Walla Walla to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington. The welcoming rally began in...

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ASWC Tables Diversity Vote

Erin Lopez, News Reporter November 15, 2017

ASWC has yet to make a decision on a piece of legislation that would make the Director of Diversity and Inclusion a voting member. Legislation has been drafted, support gained, but no decision has been...

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