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Free to Play? Where the Athletics Millions Come From and Who Gets Them

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter
March 9
Filed under SPORTS

Whitman has seen many athletic success in the past few years, but these victories have come at a cost. According to Whitman’s 2016 Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Survey (covering the 2015-2016 academic year), Whitman spent a grand total of $2,794,892 on our varsity sports teams. Of this multi-mill...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London
November 10
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Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

Men’s tennis team upholds history of excellence

Libby Arnosti
October 7
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In May 2010, seven seniors graduated from the Whitman College men's tennis team after three seasons with perfect conference records, leaving the rest of the team wondering how to reshape themselves  and maintain their high level of excellence. A promising freshman class and early successes have helped...

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