Whitman Wire

Coronavirus prompts discussions on racism

Grace Jackson, News Reporter

February 13, 2020

The outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus has prompted Whitman students to discuss infectious diseases and xenophobia. The new strain, called novel coronavirus, originated in China and was first observed in late 2019.  For many, the uncertainty surrounding this outbreak of coronavirus has caused co...

Outside of the Classroom

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Hannah Bartman, Feature Editor

February 4, 2016

What do professors do when they're not teaching our classes and grading our papers? Whitman faculty from across the disciplines engage in interesting and powerful research outside of the classroom confines. We talked to a few professors about their current projects, and how their work has evolved over time.

Whitman recycling looks toward the future

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Annie Roge

December 4, 2014

Whitman as an institution is generally regarded as environmentally conscious. However, while the college's recycling program is highly visible on campus, those who are involved say there is much more work to be done. Tristan Sewell, recently hired to the position of sustainability coordinator, has...

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