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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Big Joe on Challenging the World of Bluegrass

Tali Hastings, Podcast Editor September 14, 2023

This past Labor Day weekend, Richland's Tumbleweed Music Festival hosted more than 100 performers for the festival’s 27th year. One of those musical performers was Whitman College’s very own bluegrass...

Power and Privilege: legacy, access and institutional barriers

Leo Cohen, Podcast Reporter February 23, 2023

Whitman’s first symposium on race relations occurred in Nov. 2006 following a party where students attended in blackface. Images circulated, the story became national news and conversation sparked regarding...

Catching up with the IHC

Audrey Marthin, Podcast Reporter February 16, 2023

On this week’s episode of the “Whitman Wire Podcast,” reporter Audrey Marthin sought to demystify life in the interest house community. She spoke to Nana Kumagai and Sophia Bianco, resident assistants...

“Swim with no regrets:” Four years of Whitman Swimming

Audrey Marthin, Podcast Reporter November 17, 2022

After opening the season with a win over University of Puget Sound on Nov. 4, Whitman Swimming hopes to maintain this streak. Senior swimmer Kathryn Woodburn reflects on her time with the team over the...

Whitman parents take on Family Weekend

Carsten Wallace-Bailey, Podcast Reporter October 27, 2022

From Oct. 21-23,  the campus community welcomed Whitman families for Family Weekend 2022. For some parents, this was their first time getting to experience all Whitman’s campus has to offer. Although...

Testing positive: An imperfect return to dorm life

Kasey Moulton, Podcast Editor May 5, 2022

Since the start of the 2021-2022 school year, Whitman’s COVID-19 protocols have made it clear that “on-campus housing is available to students regardless of whether their regular residence is on-campus...

The Long Tent as a vehicle for empathy

Apichaya Jiracharoenying and Kasey Moulton April 28, 2022

On May 19, 2017, Whitman College signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR). The agreement signified a formal commitment to collaborate...

Kaitie Dong ‘18 on advocacy, organizing and centering marginalized voices

Apichaya Jiracharoenying, Podcast Reporter April 14, 2022

On this week’s episode of the Whitman Wire Podcast, reporter Apichaya Jiracharoenying spoke with Kaitie Dong '18 to learn about her work with OneAmerica, an immigrant and refugee advocacy organization....

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Resident to resident director: An interview with Ananda Gupta

Shara Carranza, Podcast Reporter March 3, 2022

On this week’s episode of the Whitman Wire Podcast, reporter Shara Carranza-Ornelas spoke with Ananda Gupta, Stanton’s Resident Director (RD) to find out more about his position and dive into the...

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48 Minutes: Reflecting on four years of collegiate basketball

Shara Carranza, Podcast Reporter February 10, 2022

On this week’s episode of the Whitman Wire Podcast, reporter Shara Carranza spoke with Kaylie McCracken, a senior co-captain of the women’s basketball team, to hear her thoughts on the season so far...

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