Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Op-Ed: ‘Culture of Silence:’ What the WWU Administration Will Not Address

Jake Sloop, WWU Sophomore April 12, 2018

These past few weeks at Walla Walla University have been rocky, to say the least. Therefore, in this week’s Swap Issue, I hope to address some of the questions many Whitties have asked me about the blackface...

Whitman Lacks Diversity

January 28, 2016
The appropriation, isolation, racial profiling, and micro-aggressions minority students’ deal with would decrease if this school was more racially varied. This is not the only solution but it is definitely a piece of the puzzle.
Racial Profiling Conversation Continues on Campus

Racial Profiling Conversation Continues on Campus

Lachlan Johnson September 17, 2015
Student activists and Whitman administrators have come to a number of agreements in the past year about how to address racial profiling on campus, but have found it challenging to communicate solutions to the broader campus.
Sami Carrillo (17), photo by Annabelle Marcovici.

Singled Out: Is profiling a problem on campus?

Lachlan Johnson March 12, 2015
Last fall, a student alleged that a Whitman security officer racially profiled him in a tense encounter on campus. Now, administrators and concerned community members are divided on how to identify and deal with profiling on campus.
Load More Stories