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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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Whitman Swimming Makes a Splash at Northwest Conference

Daniela Quiros Araya, News Reporter February 29, 2024

In a remarkable feat of athletic prowess, Whitman's women's swim team and men's swim team emerged victorious at the Northwest Athletic Conference tournament on Feb. 11, placing 1st and 2nd respectively....

Courting Success: Whitman College Hosts ITA Fall Northwest Regional Championship

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Editor October 5, 2023

Last weekend, spectators’ anticipation filled the air around the tennis courts as the Whitman community gathered to support the men’s tennis team. Fans waited with bated breath as the high-level matches...

The Blues Hit the Green at the Pacific Invitational

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Editor September 28, 2023

Just four hours away from Walla Walla, the small town of Banks, Oregon came alive as fierce golf competitors from each of the nine Northwest Conference schools gathered at the Quail Valley Golf Course...

Clubhouse at Borleske Stadium Puts the All in Baseball

Clubhouse at Borleske Stadium Puts the All in Baseball

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter September 21, 2023

With the return of WhitCity and a rise of student engagement with school sports after COVID, the construction of a new clubhouse in Borleske Stadium offers students and student athletes alike a new...

Three eco-friendly alternatives to turf athletic fields

Rachel Husband, Environmental Studies-Astrology Major April 6, 2023

The upcoming installation of turf athletic fields has drawn deep, tumultuous lines between the "crunchy granola environmentalist kids" and the "sports kids" at Whitman College. Turf fields are notorious...

“Swim with no regrets:” Four years of Whitman Swimming

Audrey Marthin, Podcast Reporter November 17, 2022

After opening the season with a win over University of Puget Sound on Nov. 4, Whitman Swimming hopes to maintain this streak. Senior swimmer Kathryn Woodburn reflects on her time with the team over the...

Illustration by Shasta Sholes.

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...

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...

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