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ASWC Town Hall Looks at International Travel, Budget, Yearbook

Town Hall.  Photos by Brennan Johnson.

Dylan Tull

April 11, 2013

The final Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Town Hall of the year focused on three major subjects: the lifting of the international travel ban, addressing concerns regarding the ASWC budget and tackling the question of whether or not the yearbook should continue to be funded. In a...

ASWC President Sex Tape Scandal

Illustration by Emily Jones

Evelyn Levine

February 27, 2013

This past week, a sex tape of Associated Students of Whitman College President junior Beemon Shethmoozian surfaced. The video of the ASWC president, a plate of kale, a giant stuffed teddy bear and multiple members of the Whitman Events Board in what is presumably an empty Town Hall meeting has spread across campus like wildfire. It all began when ASWC decided ...

ASWC must improve spaces for engagement

Blair Hanley Frank

April 12, 2012

ASWC faces a crisis of engagement. The Executive Council forum last week was attended by no more than 20 people (myself included). Given that members of the EC will sit on key college committees and can affect Whitman's direction for years to come, it was appalling to me to see so few people show up....

Mission statement discussed at town hall meeting

Karah Kemmerly

March 3, 2011

Students curious about the future of Whitman College gathered in Reid Campus Center on Monday, Feb. 28 for an ASWC town hall meeting, where they heard from President George Bridges and Associate Professor of Sociology and Assistant Dean of Faculty Michelle Janning. The meeting focused primarily on...

Town Hall Meeting Highlights Enrollment Pressure

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Karah Kemmerly

October 21, 2010

ASWC representatives and Whitman students gathered in the basement of Reid for the fall 2010 Town Hall. Andrea Dobson, professor of astronomy and chair of the faculty, Timothy Kaufman-Osborn, provost and dean of the faculty and President George Bridges came to discuss the problem of enrollment pr...

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