Ren Faire and reels: student group spotlights


Looking for a new hobby or interest to explore? Check out one of these clubs on campus!

Aikido Club

The Whitman Aikido Club practices and offers training in this Japanese martial art. It is not only a practice that provides great exercise and teaches “effective conflict resolution” but it is also ties in meditative breathing. For more information, contact senior Cody Clifton at  [email protected].

Anime Club

The Anime Club encourages anime fans to share their favorite anime shows with each other and hosts weekly Anime Nights every Saturday. Every year the club travels to the Sakura Con Anime Convention in Seattle. For more information, contact senior Rebecca Levy at  [email protected].

Backcountry Ski Club

This club shares their love for backcountry skiing and plans skiing trips. They also teach ski safety skills. For more information, contact senior Allie Rood at  [email protected].

Fly Fishing Club

The Whitman Fly Fishing Club focuses on bettering the connection between Whitman students and the environment while bonding over the shared interest of fly fishing. For more information, contact the club’s faculty advisor, Jeff Northam, at [email protected].

Whitman Medieval Society

This student organization promotes interest in the history and culture of medieval Europe. The club plans activities which hark back to medieval times and also read medieval texts as a group. Regular meetings are Thursdays at noon in the Lyman lounge. For more information, contact senior Jackson Cahn at  [email protected].