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Sororities Reconsider Recruitment

Illustration by Sylvie Corwin

Emma Fletcher-Frazer, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

Whitman sororities had one of the lowest quotas for incoming pledge classes ever this year, dipping from 24 to 11 people. The recruitment process for the sororities at Whitman occurred earlier this month, taking place on and off campus as current sorority members met with potential new members, mos...

Breaking: Beta Chapter to Lose House in Fall of 2017

The Beta Theta Pi house. Photograph by Jackie Greisen.

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2017

Earlier today Gamma Zeta Association, the housing group that owns the Beta Theta Pi chapter house, notified the Chapter that they plan to close the house for the coming fall semester and potentially the entire 2017/2018 school year. The letter indicated mainly financial reasons for closing the ho...

Op-Ed: Selective Inclusion

Ethan Graham, Whitman College Senior

February 9, 2017

There is a divide between Whitman and the Walla Walla community that cannot be bridged until Whitman is more diverse, more accepting and less afraid to engage directly with people that live around us. This divide is inherent in a selective institution like Whitman, but is only compounded by Whitman’s...

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