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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitties look to establish esports community on campus

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter March 18, 2021

Until recently, Whitman College has not had an organized esports scene, but new developments indicate that tides are changing and competitive gaming may finally find a home on campus. Over the past...

Spotlight On Students: A week of Humans vs. Zombies

Spotlight On Students: A week of Humans vs. Zombies

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor October 27, 2016

Zombies lurked on Ankeny Field and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse rode through Whitman’s campus last week as this semester’s week-long “Humans vs. Zombies” game commenced. Around 40 students...

Ask For It Campaign Advocates for Consent on Campus

Ask For It Campaign Advocates for Consent on Campus

Sam Grainger-Shuba September 26, 2013
The Ask for It campaign attempted to removed the awkwardness from talking about consent. The All Students for Consent Club traveled around campus with a bag of chocolate kisses and asked students if they would like a kiss, intentionally leaving the meaning ambiguous. The goal was to get the entire campus involved and spread the conversation regarding consent.
Illustration: Ruth Hwang

Whitman Starcraft II players challenge gamer stereotypes

Clara Bartlett February 16, 2012
You'll see them battling for guts and glory, not on the basketball court or behind a debate lectern, but over a video game console. Officially known as the Whitman College Collegiate Starleague Team, the chief function of the Starcraft team is to represent Whitman College in the Collegiate StarLeague.
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