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North Hall finds new purpose

The Walla Walla Fire Department currently uses North Hall, formerly the Walla Walla Valley General Hospital, to run drills.

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter

October 9, 2019

North Hall continues to be a generous source of rumor-spreading and fascination for Whitman students. After the hospital-turned-residence-hall was closed two years ago, it has found a new purpose as a drill location for the Walla Walla Fire Department. Nancy Tavelli, Associate Dean of Students an...

Last North Hall “Haunted Hospital” Goes Out With a Scream

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2017

On October 28, North Hall hosted the final annual “Haunted Hospital” to bring in the Halloween weekend. This year’s event was particularly bittersweet for students, staff and community members because it marked the end of a decade-long tradition. According to Mike White, Resident Director of...

North Hall continues tradition of Halloween frights for charity

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Emma Cooper

November 5, 2015

"But that is where I discovered that there is a simple and very satisfying joy in scaring the pants off of your friends and neighbors."

Four Years of Residence

Four Years of Residence

Caitlin Bergman

March 24, 2013

First-year rooms become a home away from home for most Whitman students––a chance to redecorate and create lifelong friendships. Though most Whitties only live in a particular room on campus for one year or less, unforgettable memories are created. The Circuit tracked down students who lived in...

North Hall

Molly Emmett

October 13, 2011

Here's a trivia question fit for Whitties: What used to be an old hospital, has its own volleyball court and is sometimes believed to be located past the wheat fields? If you answered, North Residence Hall, you are correct! These are some commonly cited (and partially false) attributes of North,...

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