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Robart Comes to Campus

Chris Hankin, News Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Whitman Alumnus Judge James Robart ‘69 made national and international headlines earlier this year for blocking President Trump’s so-called “Travel Ban.” The Wire wrote about Judge Robart a week after the decision, and the Honorable Judge visited campus last Friday, March 31.  During his vi...

Blues Baseball Shines at Safeco

Blues Baseball Shines at Safeco

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief
March 9, 2017
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...

Esteemed Federal Judges Demonstrate Possibility of Success in Legal Field

Esteemed Federal Judges Demonstrate Possibility of Success in Legal Field

Lorah Steichen
October 9, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Last Friday, Oct. 4, students interested in law traded their casual attire for their finest formal dress in order to attend a lunch with three of the most distinguished federal judges on the West Coast. The lunch was an interactive question and answer session held in Memorial 331, where Whitman stu...

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