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Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer
January 26
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 ...

Voices of the Community // Issue 1

Samarah Uribe, Photographer
January 26
Filed under OPINION, Voices of the Community

Photographer Samarah Uribe asks members of the community, "What's one surprising thing you learned about your parents over break?"

Fireworks, Surgery, and the Glory Days: Whitman Students Enjoy Winter Sports over Break

Fireworks, Surgery, and the Glory Days: Whitman Students Enjoy Winter Sports over Break

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor
January 26
Filed under SPORTS

For many Whitman students, winter break is not just Netflix binging, cookie consumption and New Year’s resolution rejection. It is an opportunity to revisit and rekindle a passion for what drives, inspires and refreshes them. For the students featured here and many in the Whitman community, winter...

Confessions of a College TV Binge-Watcher

Confessions of a College TV Binge-Watcher

Nathan Fisher
January 30
Filed under A&E

With the life-changing advent of Netflix streaming, I'm not proud to admit that with each break from school, I'm swept into the binge-watching culture.  As each episode of my current series obsession winds down, I patiently wait as the Netflix 15-second clock winds down, and, viola, the next chapter...

Women’s Basketball Jumps Into National Spotlight

Women’s Basketball Jumps Into National Spotlight

Kyle Howe
January 24
Filed under SPORTS

As most students packed up and headed home for the holidays, the women's basketball team hit the road for five away games. Instead of having a month-long break like the rest of the school, the women's team had just ten days off for Christmas and was otherwise on the court. The team practiced constantly...

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Sarah Debs
January 24
Filed under SPORTS

For most students, winter break means leaving campus to enjoy the holiday season elsewhere with family and friends. For some varsity athletes, however, this is not the case. Instead, these athletes spend the majority of winter break on campus training or travelling around the Pacific Northwest for compet...

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