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Supporting Ghanaian farmers, one energy bar at a time by

Rising junior Carolyn Erving is spending the summer in Oakland, Calif., doing an internship through the Environmental Studies department. Erving is working with Kuli Kuli, a startup founded by Whitman alumna Lisa Curtis ’10. Kuli Kuli makes various food products out of moringa, a green superfood grown on tropical moringa trees. A central part of Kuli Kuli’s mission is to partner with female Ghanaian farmers who harvest the moringa and to help these women sustain themselves financially, rather than simply giving them a handout. “I’ve been very passionate about how Kuli Kuli maintains relationships,” said Erving. “They’re not just coming here to ... (more)



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Whitman Students Maintain Family Legacy

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Thousands of Whitman students have passed through Whitman's doors, but not all of them have had other family members walk through their footsteps. The Pioneer looks at what draws families of students to join the Whitman communities across generations.


Supporting Ghanaian farmers, one energy bar at a time

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Rising junior Carolyn Erving is spending the summer in Oakland, ...


Dining Halls Divide Students

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The debate about which dining hall is best is always ...

College Provides More Support For FGWC Students

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The current first-year class has the largest number of first-generation ...


‘College Coaches’ Changes Format, Still Has Goal in Mind

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In the spring of 2010, Whitman graduate Emily Lorente started ...


Students Create Individually Planned Majors

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Over the past five years, approximately 0.5 percent of graduating ...


Faculty Reflect on Past College Presidents

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When looking at the legacies of past presidents, it’s clear ...