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Hawaiian Students Protest Telescope


Three Hawaiian students are protesting a proposed telescope on the Mauna Kea mountain, a site Native Hawaiians regard as sacred.

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Sophomore Sean Terada remembers a sixth grade trip to Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii. He hiked through the lush emerald growth in the rain forests on the slopes of the mountain, breathing in the humid air. Without warning, he came upon an abrupt cut away where the rainforest stopped and opened out onto dark, jagged lava rock. It was as though this mountain was home to more ... (more)



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Dana Bolster '17 is another avid participant of Ladies Climbing Night. Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Ladies’ Climbing Night offers space to women climbers

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As the clock strikes 8 p.m., women start to trickle into the climbing gym. By 8:05, Beyoncé is blasting from the speakers, and women are harnessing up and beginning to climb. Every other week, The Whitman Climbing Center hosts Ladies’ Climbing Night ...


Students stand for Mauna Kea amidst telescope controversy

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Sophomore Sean Terada remembers a sixth grade trip to Mauna ...


For Chastity Belt, it’s ‘Time to Go Home’

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"It was just an illusion,” sings Julie Shapiro on “Drone,” ...

The 3 W’s: Whitman, Walla Walla University, Walla Walla Community College

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Whitman students rarely have the occasion to gussy themselves up, but ...


Sticking around or coming back: alumni in Walla Walla

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Although the majority of students aren’t primarily attracted to Whitman ...


Girl, Bus Fall in Love

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Libby Arnosti ’13 and Bella, a 1976 green Volkswagen bus, ...


Despite the Stress, Seniors Endure Exams Regardless of Future Path

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If one is to leave Whitman College to be a ...