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Bon App to Crack Down on Food Theft

Clara Wheeler, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

Bon App is sick and tired of having to buy new food all the time, said representative Flarm Jackson in an interview. “Finding new flavors of bagels gets real old real fast,” he went on. “Honestly, it was never that fun to begin with.” Students have been spotted exiting the dining halls carryi...

Record Bike Thefts Plague Campus

Record Bike Thefts Plague Campus

Mikaela Slade, News Writer

September 24, 2015

The first four weeks of school have seen a record-number of bike thefts on campus, according to Whitman Campus Security. Security Officers and the Walla Walla Police Department have received reports of bikes being stolen from all over campus, ranging everywhere from North Hall to Anderson Hall, as well as at off-campus houses.

Holiday season creates spike in on-campus crime

Lachlan Johnson

December 4, 2014

As the holidays approach, Whitman Security and the Walla Walla Police Department are preparing for what is typically the busiest time of the year for thefts and burglaries of Whitman students' belongings. By increasing patrols and working together to identify suspects, Security and the WWPD hope to prevent...

Running expectations

Shelly Le

September 9, 2012

Have you ever had a dream where you're running but not running fast enough? The other day I was standing in a bazaar in Jaipur Old City when a man bumped into my backpack and took off running. My first thought: "Why is he running?" I finally made the connection between the bump and his run-he had ta...

Bookstore aims to update outdated inventory system

Molly Johanson

February 2, 2012

This year, Whitman's bookstore has undergone a number of changes in an effort to remain independent. Some of these improvements have been made to decrease the likelihood of theft occurring in the store. Bookstore Service and Operations Specialist Zoey Smith acknowledges that theft can be an issue....

Theft occurs in fraternities over Thanksgiving break

Credit: Faith Bernstein

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 occurred on two separate occasions. The first burglary occurred between 11:30 p.m. on Thursd...

It’s All a Dream


October 30, 2011

Three days since it happened. My worst nightmare: someone at home being in trouble, and me not being there to help. I thought about being in this situation earlier this semester and how dreadful it would be to feel so stuck and useless, and then it happened. Something awful happened to someone I really care...

Bon Appétit losing dishes and patience

Molly Johanson

December 2, 2010

Thievery is on the rise on the Whitman College campus, with objects going missing nearly every day. The objects in question? Dishes and silverware from the dining halls. Bon Appétit Management Company spends from seven to 10 thousand dollars a year on dishes at Whitman. The company is currently on it...

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