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Fast Food’s Foibles

Fast Food’s Foibles

Harry Kelso, Opinion Columnist

October 9, 2017

The average person knows that fast food is unhealthy, but there doesn’t seem to be any viable solution, at least not yet. A stroll through town or a scroll through Google reveals just how many fast food restaurants there are in Walla Walla. Their presence in our life is as saturated as the fat they...

Alumni Find Exciting Work Opportunities Abroad

Alumni Find Exciting Work Opportunities Abroad

Serena Runyan

November 14, 2013

From villages outside of Botswana to Dongying, China, Whitman College alumni are living all over the world to impact the local communities and to learn about themselves. Living abroad offers graduates different ways to develop themselves positively for the future. For Patricia Vanderbilt '12, liv...

Biology Professor Leads Award-Winning Alumni Trips

Biology Professor Leads Award-Winning Alumni Trips

Serena Runyan

September 19, 2013

One Whitman professor can cross catching a piranha out of a rowboat off of his bucket list. Associate Professor of Biology Delbert Hutchison, known around campus as "Hutch," won the 2013 Faculty Award for Service this summer for his work leading alumni trips. The Whitman College Alumni Association...

Environmental degredation replaces classic imperialism

Environmental degredation replaces classic imperialism

Sam Chapman

May 3, 2012

If you're reading this column, the chances are good that you've also read Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" at some point in your life. We first-years just finished this novella, which––if you can get past what, on the surface, appears to be racism––has the last word on one of the darkest ...

Let’s Get Some Chariot Racing All Up In Here

Let’s Get Some Chariot Racing All Up In Here

Dana Thompson

April 12, 2012

After spending most of my natural life as a music nerd, I'm excited to learn more about and support the sports played here at Whitman. I'm coming to understand that I have more in common with jocks than ancestors in central Africa. My only qualm with the athletic program here is that it seems to be...

Whitman alumna works with USAID in Africa

Karah Kemmerly

September 8, 2011

Whitman alumna Jennifer Crow-Yang '97, now regional contact and agreement officer for the United States Agency for International Development, has spent several years working on development projects in Ghana, Africa. USAID, a federal foreign assistance agency, was developed in 1961 when the Foreign...

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