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Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

State of the State Provides Students Real-World Experience

State of the State Provides Students Real-World Experience

River Sterne October 23, 2013
State of the State, an interdisciplinary course at Whitman, has students involved in community issues. This year, its members are getting eight credits for it.

Club Latino members attend Harvard conference

Emily Lin-Jones April 19, 2012
Four members of Whitman’s Club Latino traveled across the country to attend the 15th annual Harvard Latino Law, Policy and Business Conference in Cambridge, Mass. last Friday, April 13.

Rising Latino population must engage with politics, business

April 19, 2012
future Latino students must continue to engage with values of leadership, involvement, and advocacy, and realize their full potential as active members of a rising and inspiring community in the years to come.

State of the State students release research concerning Washington Latinos

Patricia Vanderbilt February 16, 2012
After months of field work and synthesis, the student researchers from Whitman's State of the State for Washington Latinos class presented their findings and recommendations today, February 16.

SOS Clinic construction expands uninsured care

Julia Stone February 16, 2012
When the new facility for the SOS Medical Clinic opens, it will provide a much-needed expansion of uninsured health care services in Walla Walla. The larger facility, with a new adjacent dental clinic, is tentatively scheduled to open in early to mid summer of this year.

State of the State combines research, community outreach

Rachel Alexander January 26, 2012
Whitman's State of the State class, which has existed since 2005, does community research on a variety of issues affecting Washington Latinos, including political participation, immigration policy and bilingual education in Walla Walla schools.

Experiential learning class attends OneAmerica conference

Dylan Tull November 3, 2011
Community-Based Research as a Democratic Practice, commonly known as State of the State, is a politics class with a focus on community involvement. Recently, the class attended a prominent conference in Seattle, Wash., where it learned from and discussed immigration issues with community leaders in Washington State and researchers from across the nation and around the world.
Credit: Chaoyu Li

Profile: Katie DeCramer ’12

Pamela London October 13, 2011
Senior Katie Decramer has played flag football since her first weeks at Whitman. She loves the sport and has the bruises to prove it.
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