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Meet your first-year senators

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter October 3, 2019

The Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) ran elections for the Student Outreach Committee this past month, welcoming three new first-year representatives to Senate. Their campaign saw a lower-than-average...

Texting Through Crisis

Texting Through Crisis

Claire Reichle , Staff Reporter April 26, 2018

On a typical night in Walla Walla, Whitman students are typing away on their laptops. Sophomore Omar Aldahleh isn’t writing a paper or updating his status – he is texting strangers in crisis. Hailing...

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

Nick Maahs , Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

Polls closed for the ASWC Executive Council elections on Monday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.  Shortly over an hour after, ASWC announced the results to the student body via email. ASWC’s Executive Council...

Lily Parker, a candidate for ASWC President, speaking at the ASWC Candidate Election Forum

ASWC Election Forum Centers on Communication, Budget

Christy Carley, News Editor April 5, 2018

Candidates for ASWC’s Executive Council gathered Wednesday, April 4 at a public forum to announce their platforms and field questions from the Oversight Committee, represented by Jeanette Schwensen ‘18...

ASWC Gears up for Elections

ASWC Gears up for Elections

Rylee Neville March 30, 2018

As most of Whitman returns from spring break, students running for Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) positions are gearing up for election season. The candidates responded to questions involving...

Aldahleh Seeks Support for Possible EMS Program

Andy Monserud , Investigative Director December 4, 2016

A first-year ASWC senator is in the process of creating a student-run volunteer emergency medical service. Omar Aldahleh began work on planning a service that would provide rapid-response aid to minor...

Letter encourages first years to hold back on fall recruitment

Letter encourages first years to hold back on fall recruitment

Christy Carley, News Editor September 15, 2016

It was the summer of ‘69 when all incoming students of Whitman College last received a letter encouraging them to refrain from participating in fall Greek organization recruitment. This past  Friday,...

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