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ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

Ellen Ivens-Duran
April 28, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

If you wander into Memorial 331 on a Sunday night, you’re likely to find a room full of student representatives deep in discussion over the minutia of college policy and current issues. If you take a good long look around that room, you will see a room that is fairly representative of Whitman’s c... Read more »

Divestment Discussions Continue in New Forms

Lane Barton
April 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Conversation about divestment continue via feedback provided to the Divestment Policy Working Group and an ASWC resolution.

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Renaissance Faire Brings Fun to Campus

Sara Platnick
April 28, 2016
Filed under Community, Events, NEWS

Jugglers, blacksmiths and jousters made their appearance last weekend at the annual Renaissance Faire, a daylong source of entertainment hosted in front of Memorial Hall.

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Genderqueer Students Navigate Life at Whitman

Georgia Lyon
April 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Many transgender or gender binary people feel as if the Whitman community accepts their gender identities but may not understand them.

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WCTS Helps Students With Computer Hacking Issues

North Bennett
April 25, 2016
Filed under NEWS

As of April 20th, WCTS has reported 45 student email accounts have been hacked since April 1st, and provides suggestions how to minimize the risk of this occurring.

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Students Head Out of State, and Country, For Conferences

Ellen Ivens-Duran
April 21, 2016
Filed under NEWS

As of April 20th, WCTS has reported 45 student email accounts have been hacked since April 1st, and provides suggestions how to minimize the risk of this occurring.

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ASWC Finances Find Firm Footing

Lachlan Johnson
April 21, 2016
Filed under NEWS

ASWC is funding more activities than ever: the Whitman Events Board, five campus media organizations, club sports, and the salaries of numerous employees, ASWC is now supporting a record-breaking 67 clubs.

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Students Unite for Take Back the Night

Students Unite for Take Back the Night

Sara Platnick
April 21, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

FACE and ASWC hosted the annual Take Back the Night event on Thursday, April 14.

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Tour Guides Give Prospective Students First Glimpse of Campus

Tour Guides Give Prospective Students First Glimpse of Campus

North Bennett
April 14, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The presence of tour guides ramps up this month as they show off campus to potential members of the Class of 2020.

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Students Take Caution to Avoid Zika Virus

Students Take Caution to Avoid Zika Virus

Marra Clay, Publisher
April 14, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The Zika virus requires caution for students traveling abroad.

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Washington Charter Schools Persist

Ellen Ivens-Duran
April 14, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Public schools in Washington are underfunded, but at least one school in Walla Walla will see more money come next fall.

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Conversations Held About Douglas Hall Tree

Conversations Held About Douglas Hall Tree

Georgia Lyon
April 14, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Concerns over structural safety vs. personal value of the Japanese maple tree in Douglas Hall has led to conversations about the future of the tree.

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