Whitman Wire

Exclusion and the Decline of Greek Life

Alondra Contreras, Opinion Columnist

May 3, 2018

What has been happening with Greek life this year? That is a great question and I know there has been many remarks about the way Greek life at Whitman has been handling certain situations. Last year, there was a huge problem with folks reporting being drugged at Greek functions. Whether or not the s...

Another Drugging Reported at Whitman Party

Another Drugging Reported at Whitman Party

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief

April 9, 2017

Another Whitman student reported unknowingly ingesting dissociative “date rape” drugs on Saturday night. The drugging reportedly occurred at an all-campus party at the Sigma Chi fraternity house. The incident comes on the heels of a similar string of dissociative druggings late last semester...

Op-Ed: Selective Inclusion

Ethan Graham, Whitman College Senior

February 9, 2017

There is a divide between Whitman and the Walla Walla community that cannot be bridged until Whitman is more diverse, more accepting and less afraid to engage directly with people that live around us. This divide is inherent in a selective institution like Whitman, but is only compounded by Whitman’s...

Breaking: At least ten Whitman students report unknowingly ingesting dissociative, “rape drugs” in the last two weekends

Mitchell Smith and Marra Clay, Editor in Chief and Publisher

November 6, 2016

According to anonymous reports, at least ten women who attended separate parties over the last two weekends showed signs consistent with unknowingly ingesting dissociative drugs commonly known as date rape drugs. Reports vary, and many were not tested for these types of drugs even when they visited the emergency room.

Party Themes that MUST HAPPEN

Elena Aragon

September 15, 2011

What's Up, Holmes? It may seem elementary that there be a festive occasion in the spirit of Sherlock Holmes. But get decked out with elegant or checkered bowler hats, magnifying glasses and trench coats to chillax   in a Victorian-style parlor, and you're sure to change your mind. As people sip on...

Whitman news since 1896
parties