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Nicholas Champions Revival of Arabic at Whitman

Tywen Kelly, Publisher

February 22, 2018

On Saturday, Jan. 27 at 11:50 a.m., Olivia Nicholas sent out a survey to the student listserv with two short questions: “Do you believe Arabic courses should be offered at Whitman?” and “If Arabic courses were offered at Whitman, how likely would you be to enroll in one?” Nicholas, a senio...

Arabic at Whitman

Sarah Cornett

September 20, 2012

Mandarin, Spanish, English, Hindi, Arabic. These are the five most commonly spoken languages in the world, and Whitman consistently offers courses in three. While Hindi has never been offered at Whitman, Arabic has been offered sporadically in recent years. The current lack of Arabic classes recently ga...

Why Morocco?

Leah Siegel

August 31, 2012

While preparing for liftoff (which, as of writing, is only two days away, ohgoodnessgollygeewhizcrapIneedtofinishpacking), I've been asked by multiple people, "Why Morocco?"  It's a good question: Morocco is hardly the normal study abroad destination.  (I'm one of two Whitties spending this semester...

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