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Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Alpha Phifa raises money for Planned Parenthood

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter April 20, 2023

“It doesn’t have to be a big difference, but at least some difference.”  Junior Clarisse Yee, President of the Beta Phi chapter of Alpha Phi, hit the mark with this statement for the Alpha Phifa...

PPGWNI hosts screening of short film “Walla Walla”

Sara Marshall, News Editor February 2, 2023

Jan. 22, 2023, would have marked the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling. To commemorate the day, Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and Idaho (PPGWNI) hosted a screening of the short film...

“The Woman King”: Sensationalism vs. truth

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter September 29, 2022

The newly released movie "The Woman King" has sparked discussion at Whitman and around the world after receiving mixed reviews days after being released. The movie follows the story of the Agojie, a troop...

Walla Walla community comes together for pro-choice protest

Walla Walla community comes together for pro-choice protest

Ben Kearney, News Reporter September 15, 2022

This past summer, communities nationwide joined together to protest for both women’s rights and abortion rights following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24. On Sept. 10, members...

The importance of local(ish) elections

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist November 25, 2020

Due to one of the longest presidential and congressional elections that we have had in U.S. history — and arguably one of the most important — there have been massive amounts of news coverage about...

Political Cartoon by Nathaly Perez

OP-ED: Perhaps it’s time to allow Roe v. Wade to be overturned

Nicki Caddell December 5, 2019

Renewed attacks on women’s reproductive freedoms have impassioned feminists to put much time, energy and resources into ensuring that abortion remains a constitutionally recognized right. Primarily,...

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter February 1, 2018

On Thursday, January 25, Planned Parenthood celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court Case “Roe v. Wade” with a fundraiser at El Corazon Winery. Though the event was not specifically geared...

Illustration by Nate Raphael

McCorvey’s Legacy and Roe v. Wade

Zuhra Amini, Columist March 2, 2017

Did you know that the plaintiff of the Roe v. Wade case, which legalized abortion by extending the scope of the constitutional right to privacy, later dedicated her life’s work to overturning the...

Whitman Professor Jack Jackson weighs in on Supreme Court nominee

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter February 16, 2017

One week after President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch for the position of Associate Justice to replace the late Justice Scalia, Wire reporter Kate Grumbles sat down with Assistant Professor Jack Jackson...

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