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Student athletes excited for upcoming season in Harvey Pool

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor September 16, 2021

An email sent out to the student digest on Monday, Aug. 30 announced the reopening of Harvey Pool, Whitman’s indoor state-of-the-art swimming center. Last spring, while the pool was open for student...

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Local Beer Die prodigy awarded first ever athletic scholarship

Sam Huston, Prefers rage cage March 11, 2021

Whitman College has awarded its first ever purely athletic scholarship to a most unlikely recipient. Sixteen-year-old DeSales High School junior, Timmy Briews, Whitman class of 2026, has been offered a...

Athletes breaking COVID restrictions forced to work on Whitman Athletics Wine

Rachel Husband, Lower Back Issue February 15, 2021

In the recent Financial Sustainability Review (FSR), the Athletics Department recommended marketing a Whitman Athletics branded wine as a tool for generating revenue. Due to tomfoolery within the administration,...

Eddie DeLeon finds community in boxing. Photos contributed by Kevin Pogue and Eddie Nelson.

Whitman faculty and staff find passion in sports

Ryder Brookes, Sports Reporter March 12, 2020

Mustering up the motivation to exercise can be difficult, yet some Whitman staff and faculty have incorporated sports into their daily routines and have experienced major health benefits. Post Office...

BREAKING: Bon Appetit revealed to be reason why Whitman College is a D3 school

Maddie Ott, Ratatouille’s Brother-in-Law November 9, 2018

Starved after a strenuous practice of fitness and running, the Whitman soccer team rushes into the Cleveland Commons searching for a highly caloric and protein filled meal. Aghast at the price of one hamburger...

Immigration Reform: Another Player on Your Favorite Sports Team

Gaby Thomas, Sport's Writer September 12, 2017

You switch on the television. The news at the moment is dominated by coverage of a natural disaster's destruction. The next station consists of debates regarding the latest piece of immigration reform...

Spring golf season looks to build on fall success

Riley Foreman March 5, 2015

If good things come in small packages, then the Whitman women's golf program is not just good, but it's great. The team is comprised of one senior, one junior, one sophomore and two first-years, all of...

Sports are the new religion for many Americans

Zan McPherson February 5, 2015

Immediately upon the Seahawks' glorious and absurdly lucky win against the Green Bay Packers a few weeks ago, I called my twin brother in Seattle only to hear an ear-assaulting flood of laughing and screaming...

W Club boosts success for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson December 4, 2014

As a Division III school, the Whitman athletics department has a unique challenge in budgeting and successfully funding all its sports programs from season to season. Though most costs are covered in the...

Lyman Dining Hall hours extended for athletes, students

Elena Aragon September 10, 2012

A great change has come to the dining hall schedules this year. To provide a more flexible eating schedule to students, Lyman Dining Hall hours were extended to 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. "[Athletes, whose...

W Club gives athletes moral, financial support

Sarah Debs April 19, 2012

The Whitman W Club is an athletic booster club composed of alumni, friends of the college and parents who want to support excellent student-athletes and competitive varsity athletics. Even though the W...

Love trumps win-loss record

February 16, 2012

This column was written by Tristan Gavin, '14 Every year, over two million 10-year-old Americans sign up for Little League baseball. There are 25 players on the rosters of the 30 MLB teams at the start...

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