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Mens Basketball Caps Historic Season With Trip to Sweet 16

Men’s Basketball Caps Historic Season With Trip to Sweet 16

April 4, 2016

The Whitman Men’s Basketball team just came off of an incredible season, filled with many firsts. They put together the most wins in the school’s history and received a birth to the DIII national tournament...

Missionaries No More? Perspectives From the Athletic Community

Alden Glass March 10, 2016

Discussions about the appropriateness of the Whitman College mascot, the Missionary, have cropped up all over campus in recent months. President Kathleen Murray pledged to address issues concerning...

With new talent dormant until this season, a miracle on could be brewing for Leicester City

With new talent dormant until this season, a miracle on could be brewing for Leicester City

Alden Glass March 3, 2016

  While the Barclay’s Premier League has been gaining popularity in the United States in the past decade, teams like Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion have yet to become house hold names. A...

Photo by Natalie Mutter

Whitman Climbing Team Ascends to New Heights in NC3 Rankings

March 3, 2016

Most Whitman students know about the huge climbing wall and it’s popularity regardless of whether or not they actually climb. But what students might not know is that Whitman has a club climbing team...

Photo by Natalie Mutter

With season on the line, men’s basketball looks forward to crucial conference semifinal

Alden Glass February 25, 2016

The Whitman Men’s Basketball team finished out conference play this weekend with two convincing wins over University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University to finish second in conference with...

Golden State setting new golden standard for NBA

Golden State setting new golden standard for NBA

February 18, 2016

Illustration by Luke Hampton. By Alec Rainsford and Mario Santos-Davidson   Heading into the all-star break last weekend, the Golden State Warriors, at 48-4, were off to the best start in...

Photo by Mika Nobles

Club Sports Continue to Thrive at Whitman

February 4, 2016

Whitman club sports offer everyone on campus a way to play a sport at an extremely high level while also giving those who are simply looking for a good time a chance to have fun and bond with new teammates. The...

Super Bowl 50 features seasoned vet vs. talented newcomer

Alec Rainsford January 28, 2016

The Super Bowl match up has been set, and with storylines abound this should be one of the best in years. Perhaps the most exciting element of this matchup is the juxtaposition between the respective quarterbacks....

Third Annual “Who Do You Run For?” supports cancer battles with 24-hour run

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor November 30, 2015
“It always strikes me just how many people have been affected by cancer. This event is amazing at bringing everyone together in a cause that has affected so many of us. We run together for our loved ones who have had cancer, and also for our teammates who have been affected by cancer. It is an amazing act of solidarity that really makes me, and I hope my teammates as well, feel supported,” said Patterson
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Men’s basketball rebounds after tough loss

November 16, 2015

After a wildly successful season last year, the Whitman men’s basketball team is motivated, geared up, and ready to put in work for another winning season. Statistically, last season was the team’s...

Jose Cedeno adds fresh perspective for men’s soccer

Jose Coronado, Staff Reporter November 16, 2015

Born in Manta, a city on the coast of Ecuador, Coach Jose Cedeno left the warm shores of the Pacific when he was 11 years old and moved with his family to Queens, New York. Jose and his family moved to...

Photo by Keifer Nace.

Rick’s Boxing Club helping Walla Walla youth in new ways

November 8, 2015

Three nights a week, Rick Brown heads to his gym on Evans Avenue in College Place, where he coaches boxers ages eight and up.  At 71, Brown doesn't always have the easiest time, but he is a man on a mission. Brown...

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