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That Guy Who Went to Seoul

Sarah Cornett
January 29
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Article by  Allie Donahue "I don't want to be that guy," said Sam Curtis, junior BBMB major, and recent graduate of the Seoul, South Korea program with the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). "I don't want to be that guy who starts every sentence with ‘When I was abroad...'...

Inspiration at the Big Apple for Art students

Kamna Shastri
December 11
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New York City is a playground for the senses. People fill the sidewalks, breathing in air that rings with Broadway tunes. The scents of food from all around the world - dumplings, pasta, gyros - mingled together to serenade seventeen senior Art and Art History majors and professors from Whitman as they...

Holiday volunteer opportunities through the SEC

Audrey Kelly
December 11
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Adopting a family sounds like a difficult task, but it doesn't take much to provide a family with a more cheerful holiday season. Abby Juhasz, the community service coordinator in the Student Engagement Center, facilitates the Adopt-a-Family program every winter. Whitman students, faculty and staff...

Holiday Fun

Natalie Berg
December 10
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There are plenty of fun volunteer opportunities in the Walla Walla area.

Profile: Lauren Hauck

Serena Runyan
December 4
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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...

Whitman Debate collaborates with Penitentiary inmates

Martina Pansze
December 4
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Twelve members of the Whitman Debate Club will join inmates of the Washington State Penitentiary in debate on Thursday, December 4th. The topic? The groups will discuss whether an individual's right to Internet anonymity should be absolute. An inmate selected the topic after a group discussion at...

Whitman debate and the community

Serena Runyan
December 4
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Meet a couple Whitman debaters and learn about their collaboration with the State Penitentiary.

The Art of Listening

Natalie Berg
November 20
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The Peer Listeners group promotes empathy, friendship and listening on campus.

The Art of Listening: Peer Listeners offer chance to learn what it means to listen

Kamna Shastri
November 20
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"Can you envision a society where people don't listen? What would happen?" -Michelle Janning, Professor of Sociology From sun-up till lights out on campus, students are talking and exchanging ideas in class, one voice followed by another. In the moments between classes we compare hours of lost ...

Technology enhances studies

Natalie Berg
November 13
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High-tech resources in sciences and art contribute to student learning

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Audrey Kelly
November 13
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Though it looks like a box and is equivalent in size to perhaps the crate of a large Beagle, it is much more sophisticated than a home for a dog. It has a clear lid and, inside, a grid that looks somewhat like a cookie cooling-rack. To those not trained in the arts of Photoshop and the latest technology...

Service Learning Organizations connect students and citizens

Service Learning Organizations connect students and citizens

Martina Pansze
November 6
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Living in the "Whitman Bubble," most students spend most of their time interacting with people their own age. However, some service learning organizations on campus are working with community members to break this generational disconnect. The mentor program matches Whitman students with children in...

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