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Advice for the closeted fan of ASMR

Lee Thomas, famous and attractive with many devoted fans March 25, 2021

Dear LT, I’ll admit it: I actually like ASMR. It puts me to sleep, it relaxes me, AND it helps me study. But in Penrose Library, I spend more time paranoid about the people passing by and seeing what...

Helpful Hilda, the advice column (the return)

Helpful Hilda April 28, 2020

Hilda, Sorry if my tuypong is a little bad .. i am only typing with one hand because i just smashed my other in a car door and it is definitely looking funny and feels like something horrible. Ouch ouch...

Helpful Hilda

Hilda, Hi. Something is not right. My dog, a small large corgi/great dane mix named Henry, cannot stop... tooting ): Even my guests are concerned and refuse to enter my abode because of the gruesome scent....

5 Ways To Show Your Problematic Dream Man That You’re Not Like Other Girls

Ann Karneus, Impressed Gourd March 29, 2018

We’ve all been there, ladies. If you’re into men, you’ve most likely fallen prey to a certain type of irresistibly mediocre guy that gets your heart racing and your blood pumping. He doesn’t seem...

First years Ethan Tredwell and Koby Haigerty getting goofy in preperation for their KWCW show

Whitman’s One and Only Advice Radio Show

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor February 15, 2018

A blend of humor and well-meaning advice finds its home in the recently-started KWCW radio show “The Curl of the Burl.” Hosted by Koby Haigerty ’21 and Ethan Treadwell ’21, the show serves as...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

Dear Mom: Alcohol Advice

Mom February 23, 2017

Dear Mom, I am a Whitman sophomore and I am worried that I go out too much—I have a lot of fun getting drunk with my friends and I drink usually three nights a week. I know that this behavior isn’t...

Dear Mom: Finding a place at Whitman

Dear Mom , Columnist October 27, 2016

Dear Mom, College is not all that I was expecting it to be. I am enjoying my classes, getting to know people and working hard, but I thought I would be having the time of my life, and that’s just...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

Dear Mom: An advice column

Dear Mom, Opinion Writer October 13, 2016

Dear Mom,  My Anderson roommate threw up a Taq burrito on my desk and rock collection. They haven’t cleaned it up. Do I need to clean it up or should they do it since they were the one that threw...

Dear Mom

Mom, Advice Columnist September 29, 2016

Dear Mom, Last weekend, I hooked up with someone from my Encounters class at the 80s dance. It was really chill, but now I think I have feelings for them. I’m trying to play it cool, since I’m worried...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

Dear Mom Column

Mom, Advice Columnist September 29, 2016

Do you miss your mom when you’re at Whitman? Or do you just wish you had a mom at school? Someone who was here to answer your questions and offer you advice? Are there some questions you just can’t...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

It’s okay to ask for help sometimes

Alya Bohr September 22, 2016

I hate asking for help. Seriously, it’s the worst. If I ever happen to think that I might need to lean on someone, my brain quickly takes care of that nasty little impulse by gently reminding me...

Keep Calm and Ask for Help, from “The Crescent”

November 18, 2014

This story was originally published in The Crescent of George Fox University on November 14, 2014. It was written by GFU writer Heather Harney. This story is printed here through the Northwest News...

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