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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman Budgets Adjust to Initiative 1433

Chris Hankin, News Editor March 9, 2017

In November of 2016, Washington State voters approved Initiative 1433 to increase the state minimum wage from $9.47 to $13.50 by 2020. The gradual transition began January 1, 2017 when the minimum wage...

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Green Leaders investigate food waste

Nolan Bishop November 20, 2014
Members of Whitman’s Green Leaders program are currently investigating ways to increase environmentally conscious practices in cooperation with Bon Appétit in Whitman’s dining halls and cafes. In recent weeks, Green Chief Officer Jacob Frei and other members of Whitman’s Green Leaders met with Bon Appétit General Manager Roger Edens for an environmentally focused tour of dining facilities on campus.
Credit: Faith Bernstein

Campus Climate Challenge cuts corn syrup consumption in name of conservation

Emily Lin-Jones February 16, 2012
Campus Climate Challenge challenged its members to avoid consuming any products containing high fructose corn syrup earlier last week. The challenge was the second in a series of week-long challenges the club has planned for the spring semester.
Credit: Allie Felt

Green Leaders Program stages No-Waste November

Molly Johanson November 17, 2011
As students lined up to put their dirty dishes in the dish room at Prentiss dining hall earlier this month, they were faced with one more extra step—scraping their excess food waste into a large bin, which was being managed by two encouraging green leaders. The first two weekends of November, the food conservation break-out group of the Green Leaders program, staged a collection of students' personal food waste, calling it “No-Waste November."

Athletes call for meal plan changes

Libby Arnosti November 18, 2010
Whitman athletes offer feedback about the current meal plan; General Manager Roger Edens discusses Bon Appetit's efforts to accommodate athletes.
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