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Understanding the impeachment process from the perspectives of the Whitman community

Jessica Lilly, Staff Reporter February 6, 2020

Impeachment — the issue dominating national headlines — has drawn varying levels of attention from the Whitman community. Of the 15 students in the dining hall asked by The Wire to go on record...

Murray joins Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

Murray joins Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

Claire Ommen, News Reporter March 29, 2018

Whitman College President, Kathy Murray, recently joined the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. The Presidents’ Alliance is an alliance of leaders of American colleges and universities...

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Killing the Conservative Paradigm

Cyril Burchenal, Columnist February 5, 2017

In years past, both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have closely represented the views of their respective parties. This is no such year. The campaign promises of President Donald J....

Op-Ed: Whitman AAUP releases statement rejecting President Trump’s immigration ban

Whitman College AAUP January 31, 2017

The following is a statement released by the Whitman College chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). The Whitman College chapter of the American Association of University...

Whitman Community Joins Nationwide Airport Protests

Whitman Community Joins Nationwide Airport Protests

Chris Hankin, News Editor January 31, 2017

Just over a week after the Women’s March on Walla Walla drew historic crowds to Main Street, activists organized a rally at the Walla Walla airport to protest President Trump’s immigration ban on passport...

President Murray Releases Statement Condemning Immigration Ban

Mitchell Smith, Editor In Chief January 30, 2017

Whitman President Kathleen Murray released a statement Monday night condemning President Trump’s recent Executive Order banning entry to the United States by citizens of Iran, Libya, Sudan, Iraq, Somalia,...

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