Allie Donahue is a rhetoric major and Spanish minor. She began her writing career at age eight, when she co-produced a zine called biff with her dad. Since retiring from her position as Editor-in-Chief of biff at age 13, Allie has covered arts and culture for Willamette Week, and hs written features for The Whitman Wire. She also serves as assistant to the director of Whitman's Center fOr Writing and Speaking.
Whitman students partner with state prisoners to discuss mass incarceration
December 16, 2016 Twenty Whitman students and 18 inmates from the Washington State Penitentiary education program gathered for the final town hall presentation of their work in “Rhetoric, Civic Engagement, and Incarceration,” a class that had met weekly at the penitentiary since early September.
Cameron Conner ’20 and Grant Gallaher ’20 reflect on disaster relief efforts during gap year
December 13, 2016 Spokane natives Cameron Conner '20 and Grant Gallaher ’20 dedicated their gap year to doing relief work in Nepal in the wake of last year’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
Two questions for education professor Yuliya Ardasheva on the value of being bilingual
November 8, 2016 Yuliya Ardasheva is an assistant professor in English as a second language and bilingual education at the Tri-Cities campus of Washington State University. We asked her about the importance of bilingual education and the barriers to its implementation in U.S. schools.
Video: Instant Play Festival brings plays to life in 48 hours
November 3, 2016 Seven student playwrights receive three prompts and have until the following morning to incorporate them into 10-minute plays. Follow Tara McCulloch '17 as she navigates this year's Instant Play Festival.
First-year class examines empathy with Summer Read author Leslie Jamison
September 8, 2016 The Empathy Exams was chosen from a list of more than 40 suggestions compiled for the 2016 Summer Read.
Interest House Community rocks out with annual block party
September 6, 2016 The event is open to the entire community and has been a campus tradition for at least 20 years.