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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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George Bridges named next president of Evergreen

Emily Lin-Jones March 16, 2015

The Evergreen State College's Board of Trustees announced today that George Bridges will assume the presidency of the college, starting Oct. 1 of this year. Bridges announced last spring that he would...

Bridges Picks ‘Reservation Blues’ for Summer Reading

Andy Monserud April 10, 2014
Another in a series of “lasts” for President George Bridges came over spring break, when the Whitman Office of Communications announced his choice for this year’s summer reading, "Reservation Blues" by Sherman Alexie.
Divest Whitman Hopes Personal Letters Lead to Public Response

Divest Whitman Hopes Personal Letters Lead to Public Response

Lane Barton February 6, 2014
Since ASWC passed a resolution last spring calling for a committee to look into the possibility of divestment, no official response from the college has been given. In response, Divest Whitman turned to the letters as a new, untried method of communication between students, alumni and the administration.

President Bridges talks goals, challenges in annual ‘State of the College’ address

Rachel Alexander October 18, 2012
President Bridges addressed staff, faculty and select students in a State of the College address given on Fri. Oct. 12. While the President has in the past given some form of an annual report to the college's staff and faculty, this is the first year that a formal State of the College address has been given to a group containing faculty, staff and students.
David Brooks lecture discusses elections, political climate through moral lens

David Brooks lecture discusses elections, political climate through moral lens

Lachlan Johnson October 18, 2012
Political commentator and writer David Brooks spoke to a large audience in Cordiner Hall on Monday, Oct. 15, addressing American political culture and the narrative surrounding the candidates in the 2012 presidential election.

Letter to the editor: Appreciation for Alberto G. Support

March 1, 2012
We are happy to hear that the Tenure Review Committee has found substantial reason to return to Professor Galindo's case, and are thankful for the continued student support regarding this issue.

ID crime hits campus: Whitman student suspected of identity theft, burglary

Shelly Le November 3, 2011

Disclaimer: The name of the student charged with these offenses was removed from this article on Oct. 22, 2020 and replaced with "Philip Forest." The original charges were vacated from his record five...

Security breaches on Whitman campus prompt changes in swipe system

Shelly Le November 3, 2011
On the Whitman campus, Whitman ID cards are both credit card and key. One swipe can allow access to dorms and other campus buildings, authorize purchases to a Student Account, charge meals or flex dollars from a Bon Appétit meal plan and check out materials from the library. In the aftermath of recent security breaches around campus and the arrest of senior Simon Van Neste on Thursday October 24, Chief Information Officer Dan Terrio sent an email to Whitman staff, faculty and students regarding the need for changes to the current swipe card system. At this time, Van Neste has not been formally charged with a crime.

Student arrested for identity theft, burglary

Shelly Le October 28, 2011

Disclaimer: The name of the student charged with these offenses was removed from this article on Oct. 22, 2020 and replaced with "Philip Forest." The original charges were vacated from his record five...

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