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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Contributed by Gaby Thomas.

Unbeatable: Whitman Teams Seize Three Conference Titles

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor February 16, 2017

It was a breathtaking weekend for Whitman Athletics: men’s and women’s swimming broke records to each win the Northwest Conference Championship, men’s basketball clinched its first NWC title since...

Its On Us: Athletes Campaign to Stop Sexual Violence

It’s On Us: Athletes Campaign to Stop Sexual Violence

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter December 1, 2016

In September of 2014, President Barack Obama launched the “It’s On Us” initiative as a nationwide attempt to end sexual assault violence on college campuses. In short, the campaign aims at making...

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Olivia Gilbert September 22, 2016

We have all seen this photo on social media: a varying number of white people are surrounded by a varying number of smiling brown or black children. The backdrop is vaguely exotic–perhaps the white people...

Photo by Mika Nobles

Lu’au and Makahiki Games Bring Education, Fun to Campus

April 7, 2016

“E ho'omakaukau?” I ask. “Ae,” the wrestlers respond, already in position with one foot held behind their back and their right hands clasped. “A oia!” The signal is given and the haka moa begins....

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