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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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Whitman Wire

Greek Life: Independence and community

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter October 20, 2022

For many students, exactly what goes on in the big houses along East Issacs Avenue and downstairs in Prentiss Hall is a mystery. Greek life has been a part of Whitman's campus for years, but with a minority...

Fraternities roll out drink testing kits and fundraise to purchase more

Grace Jackson, News Reporter November 18, 2021

Whitman’s four fraternities purchased drink testing kits at the beginning of the semester, based on a suggestion from sorority members. Now, the Inter Fraternal Council (IFC) is fundraising to purchase...

Live from Walla Walla, Washington

Maddie Ott, President of TKE May 7, 2020

Now, as I understand, there are approximately 400 students left on Whitman campus, which means that around 800 to 900 students have left. In this article, I plan to appeal to the masses and sort out what...

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside TKE

CJ Fritz, Self-Proclaimed Hero September 24, 2018

The TKE house at Whitman College faces a test to its fraternity that threatens to bring the entire brotherhood crumbling down. It’s not just that women, queer and trans people, people of color, and people...

Wire Watch: Week of April 27

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor April 27, 2017

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring...

Senior John Lee Creates Whitman’s Own Sitcom

Megan Hearst April 7, 2016
"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.
Student bands energize live music scene

Student bands energize live music scene

Emma Cooper November 19, 2015

Walking into a party on a Friday night, something is different. Instead of hearing the bee-bops of Dj-ed dance music, the familiar voices and instruments of fellow students set a different vibe at the...

TKE clothing drive in full swing

Trevor Lewis February 26, 2015
Surely the dream of a shirt-filled TKE cannot be that far away. But I digress.

Community prepares for high school debate tournament

Sam Jacobson October 30, 2014
This year, over 190 high school students from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia are expected to attend the tournament. This year the influx of high schoolers falls over the Halloween weekend.
Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Sam Grainger-Shuba October 31, 2013
Nov. 1st marks this year's Mr. Whitman, the annual male beauty pageant hosted by the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. The event is fundraising and raising awareness for Trilogy Recovery Community, a local nonprofit group for adolescents struggling with addiction.

The Whitman Music Dichotomy

Quin Nelson October 21, 2013

Frats aren't always known for musical diversity, but this was not the case at the TKE house on Friday night. Hosting their all-campus "Space Jam" party, the house was able to display both sides of the...

Chamber of TKErets Has Been Opened

Melina Hughes October 20, 2013
Watch out for the Brosalisk
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