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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...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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