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The Athlete Role in Social Justice

Cherokee Washington, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Baseball legend Jackie Robinson once said, “a life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” This statement rings true not only in everyday actions, but also raises a question about what role activism plays within the world of athletics. In other words, is it an athlete’s re...

Women’s Soccer Earns First Win

Quinn Salkind, Sport's Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

After a losing streak to start the 2016 season, the Women’s soccer team earned their first win of the year, beating Pacific University 4-2 on October 9. Lena De Guzman came out fast, scoring a first goal to put the team up 1-0 in the seventh minute, giving the team momentum out of the gate. “I...

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Daniel Charlton and Mitchell Smith
September 8, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

Women's Soccer After spending much of last year’s rebuilding effort at the bottom of the Northwest Conference standings, the 2016 Whitman women’s soccer team will feature one of its most balanced squads in the last few years. The team returns NW Conference First Team member and senior midfie...

Walla Walla reflects on Gentlemen of the Road

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under A&E

Anyone who's walked downtown in Walla Walla recently has seen the remnants of the Gentlemen of the Road event: Spray-painted logos, posters decorating the sides of buildings and British flags dot the sidewalk, leftover from the summer concert weekend that relied heavily on community support. The music...

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Mitchell Smith
September 11, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

Some teams have their first game of the season at home, others have to travel an hour or two away, but this summer the Whitman women's soccer team traveled for close to 24 hours to reach their first opponent: Bridgwater College in SE England. Sophomores Naomi Lee and Emma Onstad-Hawes were able to rep...

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