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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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Celebrating Taste of Africa

Sebastian Vera Cuevas, News Reporter April 25, 2024

If you happened to wander into Reid Campus Center last Sunday evening, you may have been greeted with a flurry of divine aromas, endless flags and amazing music coming from the Young Ballroom.  That...

Photo contributed by WASA.

Hello Africa: Welcoming a new year of WASA events

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter October 5, 2022

The Whitman African Students Association’s dedication to the careful planning, set up and execution of the Hello Africa event paid off. Hosted on Sept. 25 in between Stanton, Anderson and Cleveland,...

Contributed Photo by Charles Awounor.

WASA brings a Taste of Africa to Whitman

Sara Marshall, News Reporter April 28, 2022

On Saturday, April 16, the Whitman African Student Association (WASA) hosted Taste of Africa, a fun-filled night of music, food and performances. The event featured a poetry reading, music from different...

#ENDSARS: Nigerians protest police brutality

Grace Fassio, Staff Reporter November 5, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 3, a video of a Nigerian Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officer robbing and killing a young man went viral. Young Nigerians immediately took to social media to spread...

A history of student activism for racial justice on campus

Piper Olsen, Feature Reporter September 24, 2020

There has been an increased spotlight on contemporary issues of racial discrimination at Whitman, but current activists argue that we must not forget the legacy of unacknowledged work and demands of BIPOC...

Letter of support for students of color issued by staff and faculty

Alasdair Padman, News Editor March 1, 2020

In response to the hate crimes perpetrated against a Whitman student on Jan. 26 and Feb. 13, Kaitlyn G. Patia, a visiting assistant professor of rhetoric, writing and public discourse, sent a "Faculty/Staff...

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