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Sorority Recruitment Kicks Off With New Acrobatics Portion of the Selection Process

September 24, 2018

Disclaimer: The Wire must disclose that the author of the following article did not “get into” the sorority she wanted during rush. But she is NOT bitter. She made that very clear to us. Well, it’s...

Delta Gamma Nuclear Program Reaches New Heights

February 9, 2017

Whitman’s own chapter of Delta Gamma has reportedly filed a demand with the United States government to become their own sovereign nation, called DelGameria. This demand, which was initially met with...

Letter encourages first years to hold back on fall recruitment

Letter encourages first years to hold back on fall recruitment
September 15, 2016

It was the summer of ‘69 when all incoming students of Whitman College last received a letter encouraging them to refrain from participating in fall Greek organization recruitment. This past  Friday,...

Ritualistic elitism rings in new year

September 15, 2016

Recruitment season is upon us, which means the annual battle of the elitists commences in full swing. Every year around this time, Whitman students bunch their collective panties and prepare themselves...

Sororities Settle With Quasi-Autonomy For Foreseeable Future

March 3, 2016

As we all know, Whitman has a longstanding tradition of reminding women that they are the inferior sex. Earlier in Whitman history, this tradition took the form of forcing women to live on campus all four...

Home Sweet Dorm

February 25, 2016
Underclassmen share how they creatively decorate their rooms in interest houses and residence halls.

Super PACs invade Greek life

January 28, 2016

The most recent Greek election cycle brought with it the addition of student-operated super political action committees (super PACs). You may have heard the term “super PAC” thrown around by the 2016...

Theta raises whopping amount for CASA

March 12, 2015

On March 7, it was once again time for Kappa Alpha Theta's annual fundraiser, Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew. Each year, Kappa Alpha Theta nationally raises money to support the Court Appointed Special...

Women’s fraternities cope with increased recruitment numbers

October 3, 2014

Whitman College's 2014 fall women's fraternity formal recruitment drew to a close last Monday, after the school's highest-ever turnout of 150 girls entering the process. Surpassing last year's impressive...

Senior year provides new perspectives on Greek life

October 3, 2014

Within a few weeks of arriving to campus, first-years are faced with the decision of whether or not they want to go Greek. For many upperclassmen involved with men's and women's fraternities, however,...

Despite pressure, rush provides new avenues for growth

October 3, 2014

From the third-story window of Prentiss Hall on Sept. 21, I can hear a rush of energy as women move out the main door into the grassy courtyard. Their voices carry loud and clear, gushing with excitement....

Kappa Alpha Theta fundraiser reaches out to Walla Walla community

March 1, 2012

Credit: Faith Bernstein Eleven dance groups made up of Whitman students as well as dancers from Walla Walla will showcase their talents at Walla Walla's Best Dance Crew, to be held at 7 p.m. in Cordiner...

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