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Veteran debaters form independent team

December 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Since the suspension of the Whitman College debate team, four veteran debaters have formed an independent team and continue to attend competitions across the country.

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Board of Trustees votes to continue construction planning process

Andy Monserud
November 12, 2015
Filed under NEWS

The Board of Trustees announced plans to continue exploring potential funding and plans for new on-campus housing prior to their February meeting.

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Rick’s Boxing Club helping Walla Walla youth in new ways

November 8, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Three nights a week, Rick Brown heads to his gym on Evans Avenue in College Place, where he coaches boxers ages eight and up.  At 71, Brown doesn't always have the easiest time, but he is a man on a mission. Brown and his wife, Mosetta, have run Rick’s Boxing Club for six years with the aim of... Read more »

Write-In Candidate Fills ASWC Senior Senator Position

Write-In Candidate Fills ASWC Senior Senator Position

Andy Monserud
October 22, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Godwin Wang, who garnered two write-in votes in last spring’s election, was offered the position following Nick Hochfeld’s resignation at the beginning of the semester.

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Andy Monserud

September 25, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Andy is a junior Politics major and third-year Pioneer employee from South Saint Paul, Minnesota.  After spending a semester as an Opinion columnist, Andy became a News writer and spent a year as co-News Editor before returning to the more tranquil pastures of writing so that he would never again st... Read more »

Madison Park Center Exposes Divisions in Approaches to Homelessness

Madison Park Center Exposes Divisions in Approaches to Homelessness

Andy Monserud, News Writer
September 24, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Walla Walla Alliance for the Homeless expects to move forward with controversial plans to build a day center for Walla Walla’s homeless on Pine Street. Plans for the site, known as Madison Park, have angered some neighbors and received a lukewarm reception from others working to address homelessness in Walla Walla.

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New Orientation Prepares Incoming FGWC Students

Andy Monserud
September 10, 2015
Filed under NEWS, News Highlight

Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

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Manning to speak at commencement

Andy Monserud
May 7, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

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Now Is the Time campaign starts winding down

Andy Monserud
May 7, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

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Hanford advocacy groups hold alternative to State of the Site meeting

Hanford advocacy groups hold alternative to State of the Site meeting

Andy Monserud
April 30, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

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Local surveillence limited in Walla Walla

Local surveillence limited in Walla Walla

Andy Monserud
April 23, 2015
Filed under NEWS, News Highlight

Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

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GlobeMed hosts Burma Voices

GlobeMed hosts Burma Voices

Andy Monserud
April 16, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Whitman held a special orientation for first-generation and working class (FGWC) students on the week of July 11-15. 32 first-year FGWC students were given a week on campus to take sample classes from Whitman professors and gain an understanding of the on-campus resources available to students.

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