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Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo contributed by Aneel Al Fatayri.

Spring break in Walla Walla

Amelia Leach, Campus Life Reporter April 6, 2023

Over spring break, most Whitties dispersed to places near and far, getting to experience a change in scenery during their time off. However, several students stayed in Walla Walla over break for varying...

The lessons of wilderness travel

The lessons of wilderness travel

Finley Webb, First-year April 6, 2023

For the first week of spring break, Whitman’s Outdoor Leadership class backpacked in the Canyonlands of Utah. The SSRA class prepares students to lead trips for Whitman’s Outdoor Program (OP) by...

Illustration by Alicia Buchter.

Best ways to indicate wealth for spring break

Grace Canny, definitely not compensating for anything March 2, 2023

So you’re wondering how best to display your upper-middle class wealth over spring break? Here are three ways that you can get everyone thinking you are really cool -  like so awesome - they definitely...

Contributed Photo by Ella Hill.

Spending spring break in the outdoors

Marian Sandoval Lemus, Campus Life Reporter April 7, 2022

The Outdoor Program (OP) led four different outdoor trips over the course of the first week of spring break, for the first time since 2019.  The trips primarily took place in Utah, featuring a...

Outdoor Program gears up for spring break adventures

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter March 10, 2022

After nearly two months of classes, as well as the stress of midterms, schoolwork and everything that comes with it, spring break has nearly arrived. While many students may take the time to relax or visit...

Hey admin, we’re exhausted

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist April 1, 2021

This semester has been one for the books. With the controversy surrounding the FSR, President Murray announcing her resignation and the various adaptations we’ve had to make because of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Illustration by Eli Rodriguez.

Kathy Murray caught in Cancun with Ted Cruz

Rachel Husband, Team Buffalo Chicken (I’m sorry) March 11, 2021

Kathy Murray has been missing for approximately one week.  Upon the release of the Financial Sustainability Review and the subsequent student and faculty protests, our esteemed President has been incommunicado...

Whitman’s spring break cut in half

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

Whitman’s unique two week spring break is being shortened to one week. The college decided to shorten the break to limit student and faculty travel due to COVID-19 concerns. The full 2020-2021 school...

Illustration by Hannah Paul

How to enjoy spring break during an epidemic

Maddie Ott, A Corn Husk March 12, 2020

With the days before everyone leaves and contracts coronavirus (COVID-19) dwindling to a close, the urge (and, quite frankly, panic) to finalize spring break plans is upon our campus.  You may be looking...

Whitman College grapples with coronavirus threat

Alissa Antilla, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020

Following last week’s hospitalization of a man from Umatilla County with coronavirus, Whitman College has been taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus.  “The events around the world regarding...

Administration grants students a snow day!

Anthony Reale, Sigh Cook March 7, 2019

Let’s face it.  It has been a dismal three weeks.  No one remembers what the sun looks like, students are eating shit left and right, and the buildings are resembling those ice hotels they have up...

March For Their Lives

March For Their Lives

March 29, 2018

Members of the Walla Walla community joined the local high school and many other high schools and supporters around the country for the March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24th as a response to...

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