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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Infographic by Jess Faunt.

College to choose new mascot

Marra Clay and Ellen Ivens-Duran April 6, 2016

On April 6, President Kathy Murray announced that Whitman College will change its mascot. The decision came in response to the recommendations of a working group organized in December to determine the...

Student groups, working group to look at “Missionary” Mascot

Sara Platnick December 8, 2015

President Kathy Murray, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) and the Indigenous People’s Education and Culture Club (IPECC) are creating initiatives to look into potentially changing the...

IPECCs History Day Calls Out Whitmans Past

IPECC’s History Day Calls Out Whitman’s Past

Mikaela Slade September 29, 2015
The Indigenous People’s Education and Culture Club, IPECC, set out tables on Alumni weekend in order to educate both alumni and students about the racism and symbolism of some of the landmarks on campus.
Illustration: Ariel Carter-Rodriguez

The Missionary: A History, A Drama

Matt Tesmond March 13, 2012

The Whitman Missionary is slowly dying. Don't believe me? Take a walk around campus. Count how many times you run into "Marc the Missionary" or even see the term Missionary used. It's harder than playing...

Whitties still possess missionary spirit

Cara Lowry October 27, 2011
We are missionaries, but in a sense different from the Protestant wagon-train variety of the mid-19th century. "Critical thinking" is our new religion; "helping people" is still our mission.
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