Let’s Get Engaged!

One of the aspects of Whitman that makes it unique is the opportunities for engagement in complex and difficult dialogue. Every year Whitman hosts a Power and Privilege Symposium for one day where classes are cancelled and students, staff, faculty, and the Walla Walla community are invited to attend a variety of workshops and sessions […]

Dia de los Muertos

Every year, Walla Walla hosts a festival to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a holiday remembering loved ones who have passed and celebrating their lives. It is a wonderful, lively event where the community comes together to share culture and art and food and music. A fixture at the festival […]

Docey Lewis

As cliche as it is, the whole “wealth of opportunities you’ll never get anywhere other than college” thing, it’s true. We have these incredible chances to hear from people leading theirs fields, eager to share their knowledge with us, as students, and the community at large, and Whitman is that center to bring these wonderful […]

Hello from Yunnan, China!

Over the summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the Yunnan Province in southwest China through a Whitman program called Crossroads. The Crossroads Program seeks to lead short but high impact excursions led by Whitman professors. My program was led by Professor Chas McKhann and Professor Zhao Wencui. The Yunnan of China is […]