Whitman College

Events

Thursday, February 22

Dismantling the Chains: Unmasking Systematic Oppression in Mass Incarceration

"Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla is the largest incarceration institution in the state. The US is responsible for the largest number of people...

Attention Beyond Attendance: Let's start with Palestine

This session will aim to push current engagement with P&P. We will ask how past engagement fails to meet the potential influence of P&P while examining...

Getting Learning Disability Accommodations Is Harder Than You Think

"This session gives an inside look into what it’s like to go through the process of discovering, getting diagnosed for, and finally getting accommodations...

Uncle Sam Needs You: Neocolonial Rhetoric and Postcolonial Mythos

"A broad overview and analysis of rhetoric and its use over time from the foundation of the United States and within its use in education systems, wars and...

What are HSPs and Why Are They Discriminated Against?

HSPs, or highly sensitive people, are people who have more sensitive nervous systems than the common population. Because of society’s values, they may...

When the momentum dies, so do the refugees

The world is in a refugee crisis, whether or not Western ideologic system would care to admit it. In this session, the stories of refugees and legal...

Don’t Touch Me: Understanding Accessibility Tools in Public Life

"Student Sueli Gwiazdowski, Staff member Ilse Spiropoulos, and Professor Lydia McDermott present a comical and educational dialogue on the unique...

Blacknificent

"The Listeners Project:Queremos Escucharte an oral history project in Walla Walla will feature Anyla Dior McDonald as she speaks about her experiences...

The Privilege of Outdoor Recreation

We all have identities that offer us some amount of unearned privilege or disadvantage in some situations. Lets take a look at ourselves and think about what...

Judaism Beyond Zionism

"Led by three Jewish students, Judaism Beyond Zionism will engage participants in educational materials and discussions surrounding Zionism, anti-Semitism,...

Moving Forward With Social Anxiety

The Counseling Center is pleased to announce Moving Forward With Social Anxiety—an ongoing counseling group where Whitman students can receive no-judgment...

Weekly Game Night

Weekly board Game Night! All are welcome. Come meet new people or bring friends! Learn more at http://whitman.presence.io/event/weekly-game-night-4

DISCO Meeting

Come meet with other disabled students on campus! We will have some fun snacks and just chill and talk about being disabled at Whitman and what our semester...

Thursday, February 22