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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo contributed by Aneel Al Fatayri.

Spring break in Walla Walla

Amelia Leach, Campus Life Reporter April 6, 2023

Over spring break, most Whitties dispersed to places near and far, getting to experience a change in scenery during their time off. However, several students stayed in Walla Walla over break for varying...

Illustration by Nathaly Pérez

Unfair: Whitman Student Has Ridiculously Productive Break

AQ, Crab Cake Organizer November 29, 2018

"I am just as surprised and relieved as you are!" Whitman junior Rodney Rodnus exclaimed and assumed of the interviewer regarding his shockingly productive Thanksgiving break. Rodney is one of one student(s)...

Snacks, Gas Money Provided for 4-Day Carpool Ride, but not Good Times

Ann Karneus, Corn Nut Addict October 12, 2018

In a shocking display of falsity and deceit, Whitman freshman Dave Atkins did not supply what he promised on the drive back to Whitman from four-day. After posting a frantic request on the [email protected]...

What Some Professors Do on 3-Day Weekends

Rebecca Gluck, Candle Designer March 2, 2017

The three-day break last weekend gave students and professors a chance to relax, work on schoolwork and experiment with potent forms of recreational drugs. Among the professors who chose the latter option,...

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash

Whitman Parents Marvel at Matured Offspring

Clara Wheeler, Humor Writer December 1, 2016

Recently, Whitman College won itself a ringing endorsement from parents of students who have come back home for Thanksgiving break as scholars and adults. One parent in particular, Vanessa Wallers, reported...

Surviving winter break: tips from a veteran

Austin Biehl, staff writer January 28, 2016

Winter break can be a trying time. Yes, the comforts of home are seductive: consuming meals that aren’t mild laxatives, sleeping in a bed without listening to your roommate snore, and getting to torment...

Voices of the Community: Issue 13

Voices of the Community: Issue 13

Jade Blake-Whitney December 12, 2013

What are you looking forward to about break? Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they are looking forward to about break.

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Spring Break Movies Leave Plenty of Time for the Instant Queue

Nathan Fisher March 7, 2013
Looking for good movies this Spring Break? Skip the theaters and check out Netflix instead.
Fall break provides chance for relaxation, adventures

Fall break provides chance for relaxation, adventures

Daniel Kim October 11, 2012
Midway into first semester very year, faculty members and students of Whitman College are given a four day break from classes to take a break from their daily rigors. Many take advantage of the time to travel or have an outdoor adventure; others see it as an opportunity to catch up on work or erase their sleep debts.
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