Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Gus Colwell

Zombified taxidermy specimens run amok

George Groebner, harbinger of the taxidermy apocalypse October 26, 2023

In the wee hours of a recent undetermined morning, all was quiet across campus. The air held an eerie stillness like an inexperienced fencer holds a saxophone. The clouds, had anyone been paying attention...

Illustration by Kai Bowen

Whitman’s Genetic Modification Lab resequences campus culture

George Groebner, 100% organically grown September 28, 2023

Whitties are abuzz and rumors are flying about the Genetic Modification Lab, the latest addition to the Hall of Science. Sequestered in a dimly lit corner of the sub-basement, the lab piques student...

Illustration by Eleanor Amer.

BIO-112 class poisoned after using frat house water as lab sample

Lee Thomas, based on a true story October 20, 2022

Over Whitman's four-day weekend, the biology department unearthed a curious discovery while investigating abnormal phenomena in the water systems of East Isaacs Avenue. The department claims there were...

Campus Poetry Corner

Rosemary Hanson October 23, 2013
A friendly PSA from our campus departments in poetry form.
Illustration: Emily Johnson

Biology major changes increase flexibility

Rachel Alexander February 16, 2012
Starting next fall, biology majors at Whitman will have a more flexible set of requirements to meet in order to receive their degrees. The changes have been made in response to rising enrollment rates at Whitman, which have saturated required biology classes and made it difficult for students to register for the courses they need to take.
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