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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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Inside Yik Yak micro-influencers: “How do I turn this Yakarma into cold hard cash?”

Inside Yik Yak micro-influencers: “How do I turn this Yakarma into cold hard cash?”

May 12, 2022

Traveling and teaching abroad: Whitman seniors receive Fulbright, English Teaching grants and Watson Fellowship

Traveling and teaching abroad: Whitman seniors receive Fulbright, English Teaching grants and Watson Fellowship

May 12, 2022

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Illustration by Madeleine Stolp.
Loss and mourning: Grieving as a college student
Marian Sandoval Lemus , Campus Life Reporter • May 12, 2022

When we talk about grief, we often think of the well-known five stages of the experience: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance; and we often think of them as stages that follow a specific...

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...

Illustration by Madi Welch.
I’m asexual and no that does not mean I am a plant
Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor • May 12, 2022

I am invisible. Not in the physical sense of course, I am but a human after all. It is more the feeling of walking around campus knowing that everyone I make eye contact with is not actually seeing...

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Illustration by Paloma Link.
Too old to goof around, too young to be square: walking the tightrope of silliness
Conor Bartol, on “real thin ice, buddy” • May 12, 2022

I see people in the street and they say to me, “Conor! It must be nice, living life as a devil-may-care humor writer for the illustrious...

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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