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Greek-affiliated athletes sacrifice aspects of participation to compete

Hailey Livingston, Sports reporter April 1, 2021

While the spring semester has affected all members of the athletics department, those belonging to Greek life have been unable to experience fraternity and sorority life in the same way they did in the...

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TKE Grapples With Basement Writing

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief May 3, 2018

This past weekend, The Wire received an anonymous email reporting racist and misogynistic writing in the basement of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), along with a photo. The writing reads “Not Afraid to ‘Hard...

Interfraternity Council, Fraternity Presidents Vote to Impeach Co-President Lorenzo Silva

Mitchell Smith and Marra Clay September 22, 2016

Update at 8:00pm on September 23: This article has been significantly changed to reflect a disagreement between fraternities regarding the recruitment rules and former IFC Co-President Lorenzo Silva's...

Senior John Lee Creates Whitman’s Own Sitcom

Megan Hearst April 7, 2016
"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.
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...

Illustration: Julie Peterson

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...

Credit: Ethan Parrish

Allegations of hazing leveled against TKE initiation practices

Molly Smith March 3, 2011

This article was also co-authored by Derek Thurber with contribution from Rachel Alexander and Josh Goodman. Several weeks ago, The Pioneer was approached by senior Dan Hart with some of the allegations...

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