Senior Lauren Hauck is a History and Art History double major. She's been involved with debate at Whitman since her first year when she learned parliamentary debate, and she became a policy debater her second year. This was all new to Hauck- she hadn't debated before college like many debaters on... Read more »
Meet a couple Whitman debaters and learn about their collaboration with the State Penitentiary.
Through multiple service learning organizations on campus, students are creating long-term relationships with community members through the generations.
How does Whitman make efforts to keep fight food insecurity and reduce waste?
How do students with a small or non-existent religious community on campus keep in touch with their religion and culture?
What prompts students to come to Whitman? To leave Whitman? What is it like to leave one campus and integrate into another?
Twenty-eight Whitman students can be seen this year patrolling campus with vests that read "Escort." These student escorts, employed by Whitman's Campus Security office, not only provide a valuable service to the Whitman community, but they allow security officers like John DeLaney to spend more time... Read more »
Meet the Director of Security and student escorts that make campus safe for the Whitman community.
Though his son may be the one wearing the costume, Matt Stroe is the real superhero. Matt Stroe has been Whitman's Director of Security for one year now, and his son is the four-year-old that wears superhero costumes to every home basketball game. Stroe focuses on one main idea when h... Read more »
As soon as he graduated high school in Portland, Silas Morgan began backpacking almost every trail in the Columbia River Gorge with a friend for three months. That was only the beginning of a year packed with wine, backpacking and traveling before starting at Whitman this year. Morgan knew he wanted to t... Read more »
Learn what brought two new history professors to Whitman, and about how three first-years spent their gap years before coming to Whitman.
After growing up in Massachusetts and finishing a Ph.D. at Harvard just last year, Assistant Professor of History Jakobina Arch now finds herself in a place unlike any she's familiar with –– dry and empty eastern Washington –– as a new tenure-track history professor at Whitman College. "This... Read more »