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Autism Awareness at Whitman

Georgia Lyon April 7, 2016
Autism Awareness Month provides the opportunity to reflect on autism and how autistic students are supported on campus.
Photo by Marra Clay.

Whitman Students Build Wind Turbine

Georgia Lyon November 19, 2015

By the spring of 2016, some of Whitman’s physics students will have finished building a vertical axis wind turbine. The wind turbine, which will be located between Penrose Library and Harper Joy Theater,...

Whitman's Plans for Active Shooter Scenario

Whitman’s Plans for Active Shooter Scenario

Georgia Lyon October 22, 2015
Due to the five campus shootings have taken place in the nation in the last month, Whitman's administration and security staff as well as local law enforcement have tentative plans to make the Whitman community more aware of what to do and where to go in an active shooter scenario.

Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash Visits Campus

Josephine Adamski February 6, 2014

Renowned Civil Rights Movement activist Diane Nash visited campus last week to hold a training in nonviolent activism for students and to give a public lecture in Cordiner Hall. Nash is best known for...

Illustration: Luke Hampton

Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year

Aleida Fernandez August 29, 2013

The rumors are true: being a first-year in college is hard. It's scary and overwhelming, and I'll be honest, the food is not––and never will be––as good as what you had at home. But if what...

The Pioneer Guide to Off-Campus Houses

The Pioneer Guide to Off-Campus Houses

Rachel Alexander February 22, 2013

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General Campus Resources

Shelly Le February 14, 2013

Whitman Health Center Whitman's health center runs 24 hours a day and offers a range of services that include in-house lab testing, vaccines and travel health assistance, physical and massage therapy,...

Sexual assault resources for survivors and their friends

The Editors January 31, 2013

Campus resources Whitman's list of resources, as well as the full text of the college's Sexual Misconduct Policy, can be found here. This page includes information about the health center, counseling...

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