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Drilling, Racing and Pole-Whacking: Alpine Skiers’ Guide to a Great Training Trip

Drilling, Racing and Pole-Whacking: Alpine Skiers’ Guide to a Great Training Trip

Gaby Thomas, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Many Whitman students pride themselves in their snow-loving alpine affection, but few can match the level of those on Whitman’s Alpine Ski Team. Over winter break these 26 snow chasers set out on their preseason training trip to Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyoming for training, team bonding and fun in...

Alcohol at Whitman: Blues and Booze

Katharine Gillen and Olivia Gilbert
November 10, 2016
Filed under FEATURE

Ever dreamed of grabbing a beer with a professor or fellow student after class at a convenient on-campus location? Although it’s not yet possible, seniors Mitchell Cutter and Spencer Mueller seek to make that dream a reality. As part of their larger vision of an on-campus bar, this Friday, Nov. 11, C...

Divestment creates Responsible Endowment Fund

Divestment creates Responsible Endowment Fund

Andy Monserud
October 1, 2015
Filed under NEWS

With countless Whitman alumni on campus for class reunions last weekend, Divest Whitman promoted their new Responsible Endowment Fund, which enables alumni and other donors to show monetary support for the group.

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Upcoming Climate Action Plan Promotes Campus Sustainability

Kamna Shastri, Staff Writer
September 17, 2015
Filed under FEATURE

Imagine a wind turbine, its blades slowly turning as it stands between the science building, Harper Joy Theater, and Penrose Library. Picture a campus shimmering with the reflections of solar panels, retrofitted for rooftops. Think of going to the dining hall and leaving with a reusable to-go box in...

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