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Resident Assistant Training

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

December 7, 2016


Filed under NEWS

A lot is expected of Resident Assistants (RAs) at Whitman. They are confidants, leaders, and enforcers to their residents. To cope with these various pressures, the Residence Life office holds a ten-day training prior to each semester for RAs as they prepare to join their new sections. RA training aims to achi...

Counseling Center Addresses Increased Student Demand

Counseling Center Addresses Increased Student Demand

Drew Edmonds

March 6, 2014


Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

In November, the Associated Students of Whitman College Senate passed a resolution to support the creation of an additional counseling position specializing in responding to issues of diversity. This month, the Counseling Center decided to go through with hiring a new counselor in accordance with the resolution. The addition o...

Timothy Kaufman-Osborn to Step Down as Dean of Faculty and Provost

Sam Grainger-Shuba

November 25, 2013


Filed under NEWS

June 30, 2014 will mark Dean of the Faculty and Provost Timothy Kaufman-Osborn's last day in his current administrative position. Kaufman-Osborn will be taking a year-long sabbatical and plans to return to the college in some capacity in the fall of 2015. Kaufman-Osborn, known within the Whitman...

Dating discussion focuses on cyber flirting, technology

Shelly Le

April 26, 2012


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Last Monday, April 23, Sharon Kaufman-Osborn, a counselor at Whitman, hosted a discussion focused on questions surrounding dating, relationships and self-confidence. Students met at the Glover Alston Center in the evening to express their frustrations with the Whitman dating scene. The event, which was organized by junior Resident Assistant Lillian Bailey, created a forum for students to discuss the difficulty of navigating relationship...

Dachau liberator makes history come alive

amyhasson

April 19, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Seeing and hearing directly from an eyewitness can make history come alive. While we've all learned about the Holocaust in textbooks and class, not all of us have had the chance to listen to an eyewitness account from a concentration camp liberator. On Thursday, April 19, Whitman and Walla Walla community...

BodyKind promotes positive body image

BodyKind promotes positive body image

Allison Bolgiano

March 11, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Under the leadership of three female students and a counselor, a recently formed campus group aims to promote positive body-image and self-love through openness, support and education. Sophomores Katie Tertocha and Michaela Lambert, junior Heather Domonoske, and counselor Tracee Anderson formed Body-Kind this semester...

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