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Whitman Considers Academic Credit for Inmates in “Rhetoric and Incarceration” class

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Faculty members and administration involved in Whitman’s Rhetoric, Incarceration and Civic Engagement class are at the beginning stages of granting incarcerated students at the Walla Walla Penitentiary academic credit for the course. The course focuses on the connections between criminal justice, civi...

Aldahleh Seeks Support for Possible EMS Program

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

December 4, 2016


Filed under NEWS

A first-year ASWC senator is in the process of creating a student-run volunteer emergency medical service. Omar Aldahleh began work on planning a service that would provide rapid-response aid to minor medical issues on campus just before he came to Whitman. Aldahleh recently brought up for the servi...

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kappa Kappa Gamma Invites Lincoln Students to Campus

Kate Grumbles

October 20, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Lincoln High School students came to the Whitman campus as part of a community outreach effort during Mr. Whitman hosted by Kappa Kappa Gamma. This event took place on Monday, Oct. 17 as part of the Mr. Whitman service project organized by Kappa. The proceeds this year are going to The Health Cente...

Community College “Poetry and Dance Project” translates art to new forms

Community College “Poetry and Dance Project” translates art to new forms

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under A&E, Events, Front Page Slideshow

Poetry, dance, music and theatre were intertwined in a moving performance at Walla Walla Community College. “A Poetry and Dance Project” was held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8, and was centered around the poems of Raymond Carver and Tess Gallagher, paired with other art forms including music and dance. The s...

The 3 W’s: Whitman, Walla Walla University, Walla Walla Community College

Audrey Kelly

March 5, 2015


Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Whitman students rarely have the occasion to gussy themselves up, but the evening of Feb. 5 was one of those nights for Whitman seniors. They strode self-confidently through Reid Campus Center, ignoring the students in sweats eating from Café 66. Some adjusted their ties, others tugged down their pencil...

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Adam Brayton

November 8, 2012


Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Walla Walla's wine industry is certainly a nice addition to the town for parents and seniors, but its emergence and growth also hold academic promise. Professor Kevin Pogue of the geology department has a sign hanging from his office door emblazoned with the pun, "Terroirist Headquarters." Though...

LGBTQ groups overlook deeper oppressions

October 11, 2012


Filed under OPINION

This column was written by Walla Walla community member Jade Poncy. For a small isolated town, Walla Walla has a surprising number of clubs and programs for the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer community. Whitman, Walla Walla Community College and Walla Walla High School all have clubs working ...

Wine buzz sustains local economy

Molly Emmett

April 12, 2012


Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

This article was co-authored by Talia Rudee. For more than 100 years, wheat has been a staple crop in the Walla Walla Valley. The dry land and expanse of open spaces in the area are well-suited for grain-growing, and the region has gained a reputation for its wheat production. Indeed, one of t...

Walla Walla Community College cuts women’s center

Walla Walla Community College cuts women’s center

Emily Lin-Jones

September 22, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Less than a month ago, Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) closed its Women's Center and defunded the  IMPACT! Life Transitions Program, designed to assist displaced homemakers and women from low-income backgrounds in developing life skills. The Women's Center was created as a safe space for non-traditional stu...

Community solar moves forward, Whitman’s role uncertain

Community solar moves forward, Whitman’s role uncertain

Rachel Alexander

April 21, 2011


Filed under NEWS

If you've ever wanted to make money, save the planet or provide Whitman students with more scholarships, Fred Liebrand has a project for you. The Walla Walla University professor of physics has been developing a community solar project which would take advantage of generous state and federal tax...

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