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Glitter Ball: Queering the Fraternities

Nidhi Jaltare, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018

Glitter everywhere painted the scene of the Glitter Ball, the result of collaboration between President of Whitman’s Beta Theta Pi fraternity Jack Taylor ‘20 and Emily Bauer ‘18, the intern for PRISM – the LGBTQ+ club at Whitman. The first hour of the party, which was on Saturday, March 31, was...

Super PACs invade Greek life

Megumi Rierson, staff writer

January 28, 2016

The most recent Greek election cycle brought with it the addition of student-operated super political action committees (super PACs). You may have heard the term “super PAC” thrown around by the 2016 presidential candidates and that kid who read one New York Times op-ed and now won’t stop brin...

Two Men Arrested After Queer Beer Altercation

Lane Barton, News Editor

October 7, 2015

Police were called after an altercation between two Walla Walla residents and Whitman students at last Saturday's Queer Beer.

Negative contacts skew police, student views

Negative contacts skew police, student views

Hannah Bartman

May 2, 2013

Whitman students and Walla Walla police officers aren't often at odds with each other, but when the police do get called in, students are not usually in their best form. While the majority of students see the police as helpful and well-meaning, weekend interactions with law enforcement may provi...

blue moon celebrates release with The Tallest Man on Earth

blue moon celebrates release with The Tallest Man on Earth

Kate Robinette

April 21, 2011

Whitman's annual literary arts magazine, blue moon, teams up with KWCW for its release party on Friday, April 22, bringing in folk artist The Tallest Man on Earth to play for the event. blue moon, in its 24th year under that name, is an award-winning annual literary magazine. "Each spring we hav...

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