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Kendra Winchester ’18
November 13, 2018
Winchester Lecture
Rhetoric studies major Kendra Winchester ’18 will present the findings of her thesis project on November 13, 2018 in Olin 129. She will discuss how histories of medicalization and race in America impact ongoing policy, law and social discourses for black communities.
November 13, 2018
English Professor Explores Themes of Debut Essay Collection
Assistant Professor of English Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel, who teaches creative writing at Whitman, spoke about her new work "Fear Icons," which won the inaugural Gournay Prize at Ohio State University’s Mad Creek Books.
Memorial Building
November 12, 2018
The Whitman College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to begin the process of reducing investment in fossil fuels as part of a comprehensive commitment to sustainability.
November 12, 2018
Harmony in the Valley: How Whitman Partners With Local Music Scene
As the holidays approach, few traditions are as time-honored as families gathering to enjoy good music together. With annual favorites like the Feast of Carols on the horizon, Walla Walla is the perfect place to do so — and not just now, but all year round, as musicians from the college and community come together in countless ways.
Jeffay and Prince William shake hands
November 9, 2018
Reporter Reveals Humanity amid Conflict in the Middle East
Journalist Nathan Jeffay has reported from the front lines of the Israeli-Arab conflict, a region fraught with political and religious unrest. But the lessons he has learned there have given him invaluable experience about the paradoxical sides of humanity.
Image of Kevin Begos
November 8, 2018
Wine Story
Wine is more than bouquet, color and flavor. Inside every bottle there's also science, history and marketing myths, according to journalist and author Kevin Begos.
Image of Debra Seido Martin
November 8, 2018
When incorporated into one's daily routine, meditation can boost energy and mental focus, reduce anxiety, strengthen the immune system and ensure more restorative sleep - the very keys college students need to succeed.
November 2, 2018
Dio de los Muertos Video
Whitman College students, faculty and community members participated in the 2018 Dio de los Muertos Festival in downtown Walla Walla.
Esther Ra ’19 (on left) and Dorothy Mukasa ’19 collaborated on the production of this year’s Freedom Songs concert and zine.
November 1, 2018
Freedom Songs
Dorothy Mukasa ’19 and Esther Ra ’19 are not only roommates and friends, they’re also the creative minds behind this year’s Freedom Songs concert and zine. Both venues — onstage and in print — provide safe spaces for Whitties to voice their thoughts on issues of race, privilege and different forms of oppression.
October 31, 2018
The Bald Futurist
Whether you are worried about artificial intelligence or eagerly awaiting the day when you can zip across town in your hovercraft like George Jetson, now is the time to see how your skills stack up against the rising robot class.
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