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Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

A closer look at Ramadan at Whitman

Nazaaha Penick, News Reporter April 13, 2023

During the holy month of Ramadan, many students and faculty from Whitman’s Muslim community spend the month reconnecting with God. Ramadan is a month-long period of fasting, prayer and reflection, and...

Despite the perception that Whitman does not have an active faith community, there are many students and community members who wish to create a space for faith at Whitman. Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Japanese) Akira Takemoto was one of the speakers at the first Interfath Summit this past Saturday.

Faith takes shape at Whitman

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter November 5, 2019

This past weekend, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life organized Whitman's first ever Interfaith Summit, an event that gave students from all backgrounds an opportunity to speak on their experiences...

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Unraveling Whitman’s Myth About Spirituality

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter October 8, 2017
"Tapestry of Journeys," an interactive exhibit in the Stevens Gallery, allowed students to engage with their spirituality.
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Professor George Ball passes away, remembered by Whitman community

Shelly Le January 12, 2012
Dr. George H. Ball, whose influence at Whitman College spanned over five decades, passed away on January 1, 2012 at the age of 96, but his words and actions continue to impact those who knew him.

Community to commemorate 9/11

Shelly Le September 8, 2011
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will hold a two-part event to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks this Sunday. The events will strive for religious understanding and reflection on 9/11 through an interfaith worship service and later a public forum.
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