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Possible COVID exposure more enticing than continued cohabitation with parents

Lee Thomas, COVID-apologist February 18, 2021

Back when we were reasonably fearful of Corona, freshman and sophomores alike rushed home, attempting to flee the dreaded illness. Now, these same students have flocked back to Whitman — and back to...

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Living in the dorms during a pandemic

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter April 30, 2020

When the Memorial Building clock tower strikes noon, the once bustling flow of students to Cleveland Commons for the lunchtime rush has now subsided to just a handful. While the days grow warmer and longer...

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Students lose jobs in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter April 9, 2020

Whitman’s decision to move to an online distance-learning system due to the coronavirus outbreak has left some student employees out of work and financially insecure. Director of Human Resources Telara...

Whitman’s Residential Identity: Student Housing Responds to Changing Market

Chris Hankin, News Editor February 1, 2018

Walla Walla is changing, fast. Between wine, tech and tourism, the valley is seeing a dramatic influx of white-collar folks looking for homes, and the market is responding. Whitman College is hardly immune...

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