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Men’s Basketball NW Conference Finals

Men’s Basketball NW Conference Finals

Marlena Sloss

February 26, 2013

On Feb. 21, Whitman's men's basketball team won 90 - 78 their Northwest Conference Finals game against George Fox University.  Photographer Marlena Sloss brings us the photo slideshow below.  Two days later, excited fans accompanied the team to their championship game against Whitworth in Spokane,...

Women’s Basketball NW Conference Semi-Finals

Women’s Basketball NW Conference Semi-Finals

Halley McCormick

February 26, 2013

On Feb. 21, Whitman's women's basketball team played a fierce game against Whitworth, eventually losing 54 - 55.  Photographer Halley McCormick brings us the highlights. [portfolio_slideshow]

Classics Feast

Classics Feast

Marlena Sloss

February 20, 2013

Last Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Glover Alston Center, friends and members of Classics Club and Eta Sigma Phi, an honorary Classics society prepared ancient Roman and Greek cuisine for those interested in learning more about ancient culture. Cheese, olive oil, hummus, olives, poached pears and pita bread w...

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Halley McCormick

February 19, 2013

The Whitman men's varsity tennis team reached its 91st consecutive regular season victory on February 16, 2013, playing both indoors at the Bratton Tennis Center and on Whitman's outdoor courts. Whitman beat the opposing Willamette University Bearcats 7-2. For the doubles: No. 1 pair Andrew La Cava...

New Martial Arts Club Promotes Fitness, Self-Defense

New Martial Arts Club Promotes Fitness, Self-Defense

Faith Bernstein

February 14, 2013

The Martial Arts club is geared mainly towards Taekwondo, a Korean martial art. The structure of meetings follows traditional Taekwondo classes, practicing forms as well as sparring. Club member Austin Sloane '15 explained that the sparring is an exercise in control and does not involve physical cont...

Tall Heights Musical Duo Shares Original Song

Tall Heights Musical Duo Shares Original Song

Faith Bernstein

February 10, 2013

In just two and a half years, Tim Harrington and Paul Wright have transitioned from playing for spare coins to headlining shows and winning praise from the folk music scene for their album and EP.  Their band Tall Heights gave a special Coffeehouse performance at Whitman on Saturday, Feb. 9. Pione...

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Skye Vander Laan

January 22, 2013

The annual candlelit peace march down Main Street to commemorate the life and message of Martin Luther King, Jr., drew about fifty Whitman and Walla Walla community members this year on Monday, Jan. 21. Pioneer videographer Skye Vander Laan transports us into the crowd and shares the voices of two women...

Sybarite5 play at the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival

Sybarite5 play at the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival

Faith Bernstein

January 21, 2013

Sybarite5, a critically acclaimed strings quintet played at the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival this past weekend. The group regularly plays an eclectic mix of music consisting of different genres, time periods and styles....

Whitman Refrigerator Portraits

Caitlin Bergman

November 26, 2012

Text by Joey Gottlieb and photos by Catie Bergman. A refrigerator can tell you a lot about someone. It can tell you about their income, their dietary restrictions, their hobbies or even their alcohol tolerance. In the pages that follow, you will see a sampling of refrigerators across Whitman College ...

Students Get Into the Thanksgiving Spirit for Preview Dinner

Caitlin Bergman

November 11, 2012

Students anxiously awaited Prentiss Dining Hall's annual Thanksgiving Preview Dinner. With thoughts of mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and turkey in the forefront of their mind, students started to line up before 5 p.m. By the time the doors opened, the line stretched out far beyond Douglas Hall. Luckily,...

Mr. Whitman Brings Big Laughs and Big Money, Friday

Marie von Hafften

November 11, 2012

Kappa Kappa Gamma's annual fundraiser "Mr. Whitman" raised over $36,000 this year for Semilla Nueva, a non-profit helping rural Guatemalan farmers.  Photography Editor Marie von Hafften takes us straight to the contestants and shares the highlights of the culminating musical variety event this Friday...

First Generation Working Class Students Gallery

First Generation Working Class Students Gallery

Allie Felt

November 8, 2012

The First Generation and Working Class club presents "In My Shoes," a multimedia exhibition about the experiences of first-generation students and faculty, in the Stevens Gallery of Reid Campus Center. "The purpose of the exhibit was to promote campus awareness that there are first generation students...

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