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Whitman reacts to security threats

December 3, 2015

An unidentified man in an unidentified car harassed students in the Science Building parking lot and on streets bordering campus the night of Friday, November 14th at around 2 in the morning.

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.

Caution Urged in Light of Recent Bike Thefts

Dylan Tull

October 31, 2013

There have been five bike thefts reported on the Whitman campus in the past week, a large enough number to warrant a timely warning from Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland and the Whitman Security Office. According to Walla Walla Police Public Information Officer Tim Bennett, stolen bikes often go unrecovered....

Police Cameras Offer Answers

Police Cameras Offer Answers

Andy Monserud

October 23, 2013

Those readers I haven't had the pleasure of meeting in person should know that I proudly represent St. Paul, Minn. To those who don't care, I hope you'll forgive me for discussing a topic that's quite literally close to home for me. A debate in the city council of St. Paul's twin city, Minneapolis, caught my attention this wee...

Off-Campus House Break-Ins Leave Students Shaken

Sarah Cornett

October 3, 2013

Several break-in incidents occurred at off-campus student houses this week, leaving the Whitman College community on high alert. Reports of thefts and attempted thefts came from the Beta Theta Pi house on Isaacs Avenue and at least one other off-campus house occupied by upperclassmen. Two known...

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...

Arnold’s Back in “The Last Stand”

Arnold’s Back in “The Last Stand”

Nathan Fisher

January 24, 2013

After the break, I wanted to start off the new year with a bang. Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to the big screen as the sheriff in "The Last Stand" seemed like a good bet. Unfortunately, the Governator's comeback flick after a 10-year hiatus did not deliver the pop I had anticipated. "The Last Stand" is pr...

Climbing on the Roof Not Advised by Security, RAs

Talia Rudee

December 6, 2012

Whitman students study hard, but they also know how to have fun, which can often involve climbing onto the roofs of any and all buildings around campus. In his time at Whitman, junior Fernando Medina has heard tell of several ways to climb to the tops of buildings, from the reachable sides of Olin...

Uprising Across the Andes

Henry Gales

August 8, 2011

August 6, 2011 I'm sitting 980 meters above sea level, just below the summit of Mendoza's Cerro de la Gloria. Directly ahead lies the Cordillera de los Andes, and a fairly tranquil scene. The same however, cannot be said for the other side of the Andes. Due west-in Santiago, Chile, tensions run high...

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