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Whitworth Ethics Bowl Team wins ICW competition for third year

April 26, 2017
Whitworth's Ethics Bowl team, the Philosoraptors, won the fourth annual Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) Ethics Bowl, held at Seattle University on April 23-24. The team of five students defeated Walla Walla University, Heritage University and Seattle Pacific University in preliminary rounds, Seattle University in the semifinals, and St. Martin's University in the final round.

Jim and Wanda Cowles to be awarded George F. Whitworth Medal

April 12, 2017
Whitworth University’s highest award, the George F. Whitworth Medal, will be bestowed upon James P. Cowles, and, posthumously, Wanda Toliver Cowles, during a private ceremony during the board of trustees meeting on campus next week. This award is only given periodically to candidates who have exhibited extraordinary service to society and to the university over an extended period.

Whitworth Hawaiian Club to hold 47th Annual Lu’au April 29

April 3, 2017
The Whitworth Hawaiian Club, Na Pu’uwai o Hawai’i (The Heart of Hawai’i), will share food and culture with the Whitworth and Spokane communities during the club’s 47th annual lu’au, on Saturday, April 29. Dinner will be served buffet style in the Hixson Union Building (HUB) from 4:30-7 p.m., followed by entertainment at 7 p.m. in the Whitworth Fieldhouse. Shuttles will be available to transport attendees from the HUB to the Fieldhouse.