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Op-Ed: How to Become an Outdoor Program Leader in a Week with no Prior Backcountry Experience.

Haider Anwar Ali, Guest Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Admittedly, the title is slightly misleading. It takes more than a week to become an Outdoor Program leader considering that a candidate will spend a significant amount of time completing the Wilderness First Response requirement, gaining van certification and probably even considering the possibility...

Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer
January 26, 2017
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 ...

WFR classes teaches practical, marketable skills to students

Dylan Tull
February 23, 2012
Filed under NEWS

The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training attracts a large number of Whitman students every year. The 80-hour course, offered by Whitman Medicine Institute of NOLS every January and March, takes students through class and hands-on learning in order to educate them about medical practice in the outdoor...

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