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Falling into new routines at Baker Ferguson Fitness Center

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter September 15, 2022

The hustle and bustle of the first month of school brings a sudden spark of motivation to many Whitman College students. This energetic atmosphere is almost palpable in Baker Ferguson Fitness Center, where...

Whitman athletics facilities set to reopen

Whitman athletics facilities set to reopen

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter October 15, 2020

Since the campus-wide shutdown, Whitman students have been unable to visit the various athletic facilities. This week, however, these facilities will be reopening to some students. The Baker Ferguson...

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Toxic Masculinity in the Gym

Alondra Contreras, Columnist February 15, 2018

Going to the Baker Ferguson Fitness Center has been full of interesting moments, and one that I can’t seem to shake off has been the toxic masculinity surrounding BFFC. As a woman, I often feel uncomfortable...

Students take fitness elsewhere

Hannah Bartman September 13, 2012

It would be hard to find a student on campus who would disagree that the two-story, 30,000 square-foot Baker Ferguson Fitness center is accessible. With eight treadmills and ­­12 ellipticals, there...

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