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Whitman Faculty Gigging and Gaining Recognition Around Town

Whitman's Interfaith Chaplain Adam Kirtley with his band Rogue Lobster. Libby Miller, Adjunct Professor of General Studies, is also in the band.

Lena Friedman, Feature Writer

February 8, 2019

Whitman Faculty Gigging and Gaining Recognition Around Town Whitman students are familiar with the passion professors have for their studies inside the classroom, but some may be surprised to hear about the musical pursuits of a number of Whitman faculty and staff playing in bands around Walla Wal...

How to Curtail Free Speech Under the Guise of Defending It

Paul Apostolidis, Shampa Biswas, Julie Charlip, Andrea Dobson, Timothy Kaufman-Osborn, Leena Knight, Thomas Knight, Bruce Magnusson, Gaurav Majumdar, Matthew Reynolds, Elyse Semerdjian, Jonathan Walters

December 7, 2017

In a forceful display of coordinated institutional authority, the November 16, 2017, issue of The Wire included an op-ed essay co-written by Whitman’s Chair of the Faculty, the Vice President for Enrollment and Communications, the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, the Vice President for ...

“Jornaleros” shown in Walla Walla

Photo by Mitchell Smith.

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

Voz Worker’s Rights Organization came to Walla Walla last Saturday to show their documentary “Jornaleros,” which showcased the lives of day laborers in Portland. This event was hosted and organized by Borders as Movements Club (BAM) with help from Whitman Professor of Politics Paul Apostolidis. ...

The 2016 Election: Where do we go from here?

Christy Carley, New Editor

November 10, 2016

For the past day and a half, the Whitman community has been fixated with the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. While for many Trump’s victory evoked feelings of anger and disappointment, still a few on Whitman’s campus were in favor of the results. Nearly everyone, however, was surprised.

Spouses in Bands Make Musical Chemistry

Spouses in Bands Make Musical Chemistry

Emma Dahl

February 13, 2014

Bands tend to be conglomerates of friends and peers. Maybe bandmates knew each other in college or maybe they shared mutual interests before they started making music together. But sometimes, bands are created by married couples who work together to make great music, and the harmony in their relationship ...

State of the State students release research concerning Washington Latinos

Patricia Vanderbilt

February 16, 2012

After months of field work and synthesis, the student researchers from Whitman's State of the State for Washington Latinos class presented their findings and  recommendations  today, February 16. "Here in Washington, Latinos are the largest and fastest-growing minority group," said Professor of...

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