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Global Studies Initiative Revamp Receives Faculty Approval

Nick Maahs, News Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Global Studies Initiative has been revamped and approved by the faculty to resume operation after parts were placed on hold for external review during the 2016-2017 academic year. Starting in the fall, students who fulfill the program’s requirements will be able to have a “concentration” in Global S...

WWCC Feels Double-Edged Sword of Expanding Wine Industry

WWCC Feels Double-Edged Sword of Expanding Wine Industry

Nick Maahs, News Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Walla Walla County Planning Commission held a public hearing last Wednesday, Feb. 7 discussing, among other items, a proposal regarding a 27 acre plot of land adjacent to the Walla Walla Community College. They approved the proposal and  recommended, by a vote of 5-0, to bring the parcel into the...

WCTS Responds to Spectre/Meltdown Cybersecurity Threat

WCTS Responds to Spectre/Meltdown Cybersecurity Threat

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Shortly after the arrival of the new year, reports of a new computer security threat known as Spectre/Meltdown began to circulate ominously in the internet news sphere. The threat targets a vulnerability in most computers, tablets and phones containing chips made after 1995. Through the vulnerability,...

Board of Trustees Streamlines Committee Structure

Nick Maahs, News Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category, NEWS

An ASWC email sent out September 8 announced that Whitman’s policy committees have been consolidated to three more broadly defined advisory groups. The email sought student representatives for the three committees: Whitman Experience, Whitman Resources and Whitman Advancement. Each committee has 10 members...

Interview with incoming Dean of Students Daren Mooko

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Daren Mooko was recently selected to replace Chuck Cleveland as Whitman's Dean of Students. While on campus, Mooko sat down with Wire reporter Nick Maahs to discuss residence life and transparency. What follows is a transcript of part of that conversation. Minor edits have been made for clarity and conc...

Whitman Searches for New Dean of Students

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

After more than three and a half decades of involvement in the Whitman community, Chuck Cleveland announced last summer that he planned to retire from his post as Dean of Students following the end of this school year. The administration has been aware of this for some time and formed a search c...

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