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Delayed, shorter and online: Greek life’s unconventional recruitment

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

A semester late and now, entirely online, Whitman’s sororities and fraternities completed formal recruitment in early February.  Primary Greek life recruitment is traditionally held in the fall,...

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter April 13, 2017

The first annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival teemed with excitement and solidarity this past Friday, April 7. Despite the unpredictable weather that forced the event indoors to Reid Coffeehouse,...

Members of Sigma Chi speak at the Greek Meeting. Photo by Anna von Clemm.

Sigma Chi-hosted Greek Life discussion focuses on sexual assault

Andy Monserud March 12, 2015

Whitman fraternity Sigma Chi held an open forum on Greek Life in Olin Hall on the night of Tuesday, March 10. The event, intended originally as a panel-based discussion touching on a variety of issues...

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Sam Grainger-Shuba October 31, 2013

It's that time of the year again: The boys are back in town, and eight contestants are eager to take the stage to become the one, the only, Mr. Whitman. Nov. 1 marks the annual Mr. Whitman Pageant,...

The Greeks in Walla Walla

The Greeks in Walla Walla

Quin Nelson March 21, 2013

The bustling Whitman College campus is bookended by two essential social hubs: to the south, Prentiss Hall, home of Whitman's four women's fraternities, and to the north, Whitman's four fraternity...

Credit: Faith Bernstein

Theft occurs in fraternities over Thanksgiving break

Shelly Le December 1, 2011

Over Thanksgiving break all four fraternities on campus were hit with a string of burglaries. According to Interfraternity Council Community Relations officer and junior Alejandro Fuentes, the burglaries...

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Sports, Greek life: A complementary relationship?

Matt Tesmond October 20, 2011

Greek life and varsity sports share many core goals: building a sense of family, working together to accomplish goals and, above all, having fun. So it is not surprising to find at Whitman a thriving...

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