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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Tali Hastings

Where the Printed Wire Articles Go Each Week

Meghan Kearney, currently following the paper-trail April 11, 2024

You may have noticed the presence of 20 million copies of The Wire distributed around campus. However, what may have escaped your notice is the transition to fresh editions each week, leaving readers...

Illustration by Payton Davies

Sustainability win: all future editions of The Wire to be printed on Cleve napkins

George Groebner, fully biodegradable March 7, 2024

My fellow Whitties, In the days following spring break, change will be in the air. Clocks across the country will have sprung forward, sparking a projected 17 percent increase in yawning. Some students...

Look at the bag of bread! Its real!

Live Blog: Spring Issue 5

Marra Clay, Publisher February 22, 2017

Publisher Marra Clay taking over tonight's Live Blog! Hold on to your horses, it's going to be a doozy. 4:22 - Opinion Editor Peggy Li has brought the most amazing (read: questionable) production snack...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 1

Live Blog: Spring Issue 1

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor January 25, 2017

First issue of 2017! Here's a small compilation of highlights: Opinion Editor Peggy is displaying signs of excessive aggression. "I am the Grinch." -Peggy Li 2017 We miss Martina. ...

Op-Ed: Rethinking Greek Life at Whitman

Nolan Bishop November 17, 2016

The Greek system has been an integral part of Whitman College since 1912, when the trustees and overseers of the college approved the charter for Phi Mu, Whitman’s first sorority. Since then, Greek life...

Cathartic: Students Respond to Election with Art

Cathartic: Students Respond to Election with Art

Marra Clay, Publisher November 17, 2016

Many students across campus have been dealing with the election results for last week, and some have turned to art to address their feelings. Students are using film, sculpture, writing and drawing to...

When does the college send Timely Warnings?

Marra Clay and Mitchell Smith November 10, 2016
On the morning of Monday, Nov. 7, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland sent a “Timely Warning” email to the Whitman community alerting students, faculty, staff and parents of suspected druggings. Cleveland’s email noted that there were a “number of students who demonstrated symptoms that suggested they may have been drugged at parties” on the north side of Boyer Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 5. He also wrote that the incidents may be related to an anonymous report from the previous week.

The Wire Supports:

November 3, 2016
The Wire's 2016 election endorsements
Photo by Marra Clay

Lead Exposure

Marra Clay, Publisher September 8, 2016

Not many would think that at Whitman College, an institution where students have access to myriad resources and a breathtaking campus, students, faculty and staff may have been exposed to dangerous levels...

Whitman community loses student Josh Fishman

Whitman community loses student Josh Fishman

Christy Carley and Marra Clay August 31, 2016

Whitman student Josh Fishman has passed away as of Wednesday, August 31. Fishman was a member of the junior class and the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.  Fishman was from Short Hills, New Jersey and graduated...

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