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Blues Baseball Shines at Safeco

Blues Baseball Shines at Safeco

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief
March 9
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

The pitcher’s mound at Safeco Field in Seattle contains a six inch by two feet slab of white rubber placed exactly 60 feet, six inches from home plate. In the 18 years of Safeco’s existence as the home of MLB’s Seattle Mariners, that rubber has hosted four no-hitters, two perfect games and coun...

Whitman Announces New Mascot

Whitman Announces New Mascot

Marra Clay, Publisher
November 3
Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Blues will officially become Whitman College’s new mascot. On Thursday, November 3rd, President Kathy Murray emailed the announcement to the Whitman Community. She wrote “After looking at all the responses from alumni, students, faculty and staff to the most recent survey, it became clear right away that the Whitman Community feels the Blues is the mascot that best represents Whitman.”

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From the Sideline: Mascot Musings

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Reporter
October 27
Filed under SPORTS

Those among us who had harbored passionate visions of a fierce-looking Walla Walla Wallaby as the official representative of Whitman College had their hopes shattered last week as the Mascot Working Group revealed the final four mascot candidates. With marsupials out of the picture (perhaps justifiably),...

The blues candle: Whitman skaters find new ways to express themselves

The blues candle: Whitman skaters find new ways to express themselves

Allie Donahue
April 9
Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

On a sunny Friday in March, seniors Zach Gordy and Tom Shellum were shredding curbs outside of North Hall. Gordy caught some air and then swung a wide curve into the street. "Car, car..." Shellum said, and Gordy stepped aside to let it pass. Whitman skaters weren't always such good citizens. There...

Dr. House has the Blues

Dr. House has the Blues

Mallory Martin
September 22
Filed under A&E

Hugh Laurie has taken it upon himself to prove that he really can do anything. Although he started his career as a bumbling twit on British television and published a decent novel  back in 1996, Laurie has more recently been garnering acclaim for the title role in his American drama, "House M.D." He once again tests th...

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