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What is Work Study?

What is Work Study?

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Regardless of whether they receive work study or not, ask the average Whittie to define ‘work study,’ and chances are they will have a difficult time answering completely. While most know the term refers to financial aid, few know precisely how work study operates on campus and in students’ lives. Faith...

Trump’s policies hurt international students

Rina Cakrani, Columnist
January 26, 2017
Filed under OPINION

After the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States, many international students have started to worry about their future in this country and whether they are welcome here any longer. To many students like myself, Trump’s election was a huge surprise because we came to the U.S....

Life After Whitman: recent graduates pursue interests in Walla Walla

Life After Whitman: recent graduates pursue interests in Walla Walla

Olivia Gilbert and Alissa Antilla
December 8, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Post-Whitman life may be difficult for some students to imagine, but it is only a handful of years (or less) away for each of us. While Whitman graduates spread out all over the country and globe, we catch up with several Whitties who chose to stay closer--right here in Walla Walla. Jack Swain Jack ...

Dear Mom: Finding a place at Whitman

Dear Mom, Columnist
October 27, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Dear Mom, College is not all that I was expecting it to be. I am enjoying my classes, getting to know people and working hard, but I thought I would be having the time of my life, and that’s just not how it has turned out. For context, I’m a first-year at Whitman; I was choosing between Whitman, ...

Whitman College Provides More than Meets the Eye

Sean, Hannah
February 11, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

When people say that Whitman’s curriculum does not provide tangible skills that apply to a specific job, they are forgetting that many jobs often have more than one type of skill incorporated into them.

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For the Love of Learning

January 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

At some point along the road – I suspect in high school – I started going through the motions instead of actually feeling anything.

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Sheehan Gallery showcases visiting artists’ interdisciplinary artworks

Sheehan Gallery showcases visiting artists’ interdisciplinary artworks

Geoffrey Leach
February 26, 2015
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

On Feb. 23 the next art exhibition will arrive at the Sheehan Gallery. While artist lectures have taken place all year as part of The Hand and The Machine series, this will be the first time that the visiting artist's work will be showcased at the Sheehan Gallery. "With regards to The Hand and ...

Come join WEB to cuddle out the Valentine’s Day blues!

Evelyn Levine
February 14, 2013
Filed under Humor

To All Lonely Whitties, Come join WEB to cuddle out the Valentine's Day blues! WEB is hosting a cuddle puddle this Valentine's Day to promote healthy touching, consent and care. The Valentine's Day Cuddle Puddle (sponsored by WEB) will take place in the Reid Campus Center Ballroom on Valentine's...

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