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Student and Community Activists Respond to Limits in Contraceptive Care

With the closure of Walla Walla General, Providence St. Mary Medical Center is the only remaining hospital in Walla Walla.

Christy Carley, News Editor

April 12, 2018

The closure of Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) in July of 2017 left a hole in the healthcare system of the Walla Walla Valley. Beyond increased waiting times at other facilities, WWGH's closure also means limited access to reproductive health services in town – an issue that senior Politics Major Meg Ri...

ASWC Tables Diversity Vote

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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 made. Nearing the end of the first formal Senate discussion on the issue, which occurred this past...

Whitman Prepares for Mission Statement Adjustment

Rachel Needham, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2017

On Sept. 15, Whitman College President Kathy Murray announced a plan to redraft the institution’s mission statement. “When I was a candidate for Whitman’s presidency,” Murray wrote in an email to the community on Sept. 22, “I told the search committee that I was pretty sure I could put Whitman’s...

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