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Men’s Lacrosse and Aerial Blue Circus seek to fill new club niches
Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter • May 5, 2022

Visit Whitman’s Presence page and you’ll find dozens of clubs: from pre-professional to sports and other activities. Even with all of these, though, there are still plenty...

Testing positive: An imperfect return to dorm life
Kasey Moulton, Podcast Editor • May 5, 2022

Since the start of the 2021-2022 school year, Whitman’s COVID-19 protocols have made it clear that “on-campus housing is available to students regardless of whether their...

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“Trust in the process”: Student-athletes push for DEIA training

“Trust in the process”: Student-athletes push for DEIA training

May 5, 2022

Into the box

Into the box

April 28, 2022

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A Reflection on the lost years: Jumping from first-year to upperclassman
Jaime Fields , Campus Life Editor • May 12, 2022

When we went home in March of my first year at Whitman, we were convinced that we would be back by the fall, that we were only losing a few months. Then fall came and we were online, spring came and we...

The Master's Tools: Overcoming the awkward in-between of theory and practice
Lee Thomas , Humor Writer • May 12, 2022

As I near my senior year and the unnerving inevitability of graduating from college, I reflect on what I've been learning, thinking and doing in preparation for my life post-Whitman. As the college’s...

The unspoken violence in shelters
Alanna Sherman , Columnist • May 5, 2022

As of 2022, over half a million people in the United States are unhoused, with 18 per every 10,000 experiencing houselessness every day—even though there are more than 16 million vacant homes. In the...

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Whitman majors as Biological phyla
Rachel Husband, Can I spit on you? Sorry, that's my STEM elitism talking • May 12, 2022

If you know me, then you know I’m an ES-Bio major recently diagnosed with mental illness, I abhor the discipline of sociology and I only believe...

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In between presidents: Kathy Murray v. Sarah Bolton
Rachel Husband, Yes, it's me again • May 12, 2022

Here’s the truth: I am deeply saddened to see Kathy Murray leave Whitman College. She brought me fame, a weensy fortune and a wealth of...

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