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Dean Cleveland addressing the crowd. Many students vocalized their concern that the administration was not being transparent enough about the way past druggings are being dealt with.

Students and Administration Respond to New Drugging Reports

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor April 13, 2017

Administration officials and concerned students met this week after reports of another drugging at an all-campus Greek party last weekend. At a forum at Harper Joy Theater on Sunday, following a “Timely...

Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Vigil Held In Honor of Those Killed by Terrorism

Georgia Lyon December 3, 2015
A vigil on Nov. 16 was held to honor those killed in Beirut and Paris in the week prior.
Remembering Tom

Remembering Tom

September 10, 2015

Tom Zbyszewski, a rising junior from Carlton, Washington, was among three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed in a vehicle crash on the night of Wednesday, August 19th. Zybszewski was fighting wildfires...

Photo by Halley McCormick

Director of Security builds connections with students

Serena Runyan September 18, 2014

Though his son may be the one wearing the costume, Matt Stroe is the real superhero. Matt Stroe has been Whitman's Director of Security for one year now, and his son is the four-year-old that wears...

Divestment About Spectacle, Not Success

Divestment About Spectacle, Not Success

Sam Chapman February 14, 2013

On March 15, 1986, Whitman's Board of Trustees voted on a divestment proposal for the first time. Students and faculty had both submitted resolutions urging the Board to remove companies from the college's...

Commencement speakers urge graduates to fight injustice

Commencement speakers urge graduates to fight injustice

Karah Kemmerly May 21, 2012

An audience of friends and family members watched as Whitman seniors made the transition from students to alumni at the 126th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Faculty members and...

Credit: David Jacobson

Memorial seismic upgrade, more construction predicted

Shelly Le September 8, 2011

Though the last major earthquake to hit Walla Walla was in 1936 and seismic activity in the region remains fairly low, Whitman construction managers aren't taking any chances. This summer, Whitman seismically...

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