Whitman Wire

Illustration by Claire Revere

Tiny houses – Students Work for Sustainability

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

On April 8, a group of Whitman students attended the Tiny House Conference in Portland, and hope to build one on campus within the next two years. Margo Heffron, Dani Schlenker and Caroline Ashford...

Weighing In On Whitmans Food Waste

Weighing In On Whitman’s Food Waste

Kate Grumbles , Staff Reporter November 3, 2016
This past week, student representatives from the Campus Climate Coalition (CCC) and the ASWC Sustainability Committee, as well as a sustainability fellow from Bon Appétit organized “Weigh the Waste” events at Prentiss and Jewett dining halls.
EcoChallenge Makes Whitman More Green

EcoChallenge Makes Whitman More Green

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Reporter October 27, 2016

The Northwest Earth Institute is currently hosting a two-week EcoChallenge where people change one behavior in order to be more "green." Hundreds of schools, companies, and organizations including Whitman...

Washington State Considers Carbon Tax

Elizabeth Friedman September 29, 2016

The Campus Climate Coalition (CCC) is trying to drum up support in favor of initiative i732, a bill that will create a state-wide carbon tax. The carbon tax is a revenue neutral approach to a carbon price....

Ari Lozano 16 sees her teammate for a pass. Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

National Team Invites Sweets

Garrett Atkinson October 23, 2014

Six women from the Whitman Sweets Ultimate Frisbee team have received invitations to try out for the 2015 U-23 national team held this November. Juniors Arianne Lozano, Elissa Picozzi, and sophomores Claire...

Elections fill 5 ASWC positions, leave 1 empty

Sam Jacobson September 25, 2014

The polls closed on Monday, marking an end to the weeklong first-year Senate and Sustainability Director ASWC campaigns. The new faces joining ASWC this year include first-years Emily Bowen, Emma Bishop,...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Whitman news since 1896
Margo Heffron