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Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer
January 26
Filed under FEATURE

Over winter break Whitman activity is at a standstill, the campus eerily empty and waiting to reconvene with the Whitties that inhabit it. Starting in early January, students start trickling back in and restore some energy to the usually active campus. A few main events that occur in the interim between ...

Resident Assistant Training

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director
December 7
Filed under NEWS

A lot is expected of Resident Assistants (RAs) at Whitman. They are confidants, leaders, and enforcers to their residents. To cope with these various pressures, the Residence Life office holds a ten-day training prior to each semester for RAs as they prepare to join their new sections. RA training aims to achi...

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
October 5
Filed under A&E

The heat was on this past Sept. 29, when the denizens of the Writing Interest House invited Whitman students to attend their Haiku Death Match. Visitors and residents alike were challenged to craft a sharp, witty haiku in 60 seconds, based on prompts that could vary from "flashlights" to "hickeys" and...

Whitman Announces New Interest Houses

Whitman Announces New Interest Houses

Sam Chapman
April 1
Filed under Humor

With the Whitman administration having completed the latest in a series of shady land deals, the college is proud to announce the expansion of the Interest House Community to better accommodate the diverse hobbies of the student body. Here are just a few of the exciting new living options for next ...

Comprehensive guide to campus housing options

Mallory Martin
March 13
Filed under A&E, Circuit

With on-campus housing deadlines looming after spring break, I have taken it upon myself to help YOU get as prepared as possible for the housing crunch. So what are your options? Check out my Housing Profiles below. Unless otherwise specified, applications for specific residence halls are part of ...

IHC athletes face unique challenges

Matt Manley
February 24
Filed under SPORTS

Sophomore Helen Jenne lives at the Community Service Interest House (commonly known as the Co-op) and swims freestyle for the varsity swim team. As she'll gladly tell you, she also does a lot of dishes. "With swim practice, it's often hard to make house dinner, and so I haven't cooked yet this...

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