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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Behind Bars, in Our Backyard

Alissa Antilla, Feature Reporter April 13, 2017

It’s easy to see prisons as an anomaly in our cute and charming Walla Walla. The state penitentiary can easily just be a set of bright lights you see while driving to the wheat fields, while the Two...

Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Whitman Students and the Juvenile Justice Center

Kamna Shastri, Features Reporter October 15, 2015
Agriculture, social inequalities, high class wine culture, and educational institutions intermingle along with all aspects of the criminal justice system here in Walla Walla.

Profile: Lauren Hauck

Serena Runyan December 4, 2014

Senior Lauren Hauck is a History and Art History double major. She's been involved with debate at Whitman since her first year when she learned parliamentary debate, and she became a policy debater her...

Debate Team Collaborates with Penitentiary for First Ever Debate

Debate Team Collaborates with Penitentiary for First Ever Debate

Sam Grainger-Shuba December 12, 2013

After removing all pieces of metal, storing keys, cell phones and wallets in lockers, Whitman College staff, faculty and students filed into the Washington State Penitentiary. At an automatic metal...

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

River Sterne December 5, 2013

Newly hired Security Officer Linley HaneyNixon brings years of corrections experience to campus. HaneyNixon is one of the newest members of Whitman Campus Security and currently the only female officer....

Danish Open Prison System Shows Different Understanding of Crime

Danish Open Prison System Shows Different Understanding of Crime

Dylan Tull March 7, 2013

Open prisons, where inmates can simply walk across a grass field back into society and spend the weekend at home, sound like an absurd concept here in the United States. The idea of open prisons sounds...

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