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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Madi Welch.

I’m asexual and no that does not mean I am a plant

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor May 12, 2022

I am invisible. Not in the physical sense of course, I am but a human after all. It is more the feeling of walking around campus knowing that everyone I make eye contact with is not actually seeing...

OP-ED: Bringing consent into the classroom: The future of sexual violence prevention at Whitman

Hannah Rudman, Senior May 5, 2022

All interviews in this piece are from anonymous Whitman students. Content Warning: This piece discusses sexual assault. Sexual violence and its prevention are a frequent topic of discussion among...

As COVID-19 cases across Washington fall, Whitman begins to open up campus after three weeks of no new cases

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Despite a trio of more transmittable new variants, COVID-19 infections are trending downwards in Washington State and across the country. On campus, three weeks of no positive cases means that Whitman...

Photo by James Baker.

Whitman’s Own Frolf Course Guide

Arie Knops, Sports Reporter October 27, 2016

One of Whitman’s most popular leisure activities is a round on the unofficial frolf course of campus. The course can be played competitively scored, or simply be a study break lap around campus. Despite...

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.
Photo by Halley McCormick

Director of Security builds connections with students

Serena Runyan September 18, 2014
According to Stroe, all members of the family are excited to meet Whitman students.

Letter from the Editor: Continue the Dialogue

Shelly Le January 30, 2014
Last semester, the Whitman campus engaged in a variety of critical discussions about race through public events like student panels on racism, and anonymously through the online website Whitman Encounters. As both an observer and a participant in these discussions, I’ve watched my fellow Whitman peers say countless, anonymous, hurtful things over the internet questioning or pointing out the actions or beliefs of specific individuals that do little to further discussions regarding race on campus.
New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

River Sterne December 5, 2013
Security Officer Linley HaneyNixon spent 16 years in corrections before she took the campus security position. She is the first female security officer in more than ten years.
Photo contributed by Brennan Johnson

Tennis Court Remodels Near Completion Despite Delay

Hannah Bartman September 12, 2013
Despite a week long delay due to rain, the tennis court remodels are looking better than expected and hold a promising future for the Whitman Tennis team.

‘The Social Network’ depicts Facebook lifestyle

Nate Lessler October 28, 2010
David Fincher, director of "Se7en" and "Fight Club", exposes the darker side of the deeply intertwined college and internet lifestyle in "The Social Network."
Humans vs. Zombies excitement hits campus

Humans vs. Zombies excitement hits campus

Sean McNulty September 16, 2010
Popular tag game Humans vs. Zombies returns to campus for its fall season of manic, paranoid entertainment.
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