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Whitman Renovates Hall of Science to Comply with Standards

Whitman Renovates Hall of Science to Comply with Standards

Helen Angell

March 6, 2014

The Hall of Science and Memorial Hall's heating and cooling system, as well as Whitman's irrigation infrastructure, are undergoing renovations this semester in order to comply with national environmental standards. The system received an environmental award when it was originally built, and it...

Physical plant waters down concerns about sprinkler use

Credit: Catie Bergman

Allison Work

September 22, 2011

On any given hot Walla Walla day, it appears that sprinklers are constantly running somewhere on campus.  While watering is necessary to keep Whitman's grassy areas  as green as they are, sprinklers can often be a massive waste of water. Perennial sprinkler use on campus has led some students to raise...

Forty-eight hours without sleep: A personal account

Credit: Wolff


November 9, 2009

It's 3 a.m. and I'm doing yoga stretches on the third floor landing of the Science Building. My laptop buzzes angrily at me, overheating because it's been on for far too long. Downward Dog feels good as my legs burn, tense from sitting cross-legged on a couch for hours and hours. This Monday morning, the Monday...

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