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ASWC Election Forum Centers on Communication, Budget

ASWC Election Forum Centers on Communication, Budget

Christy Carley, News Editor

April 5, 2018

Candidates for ASWC’s Executive Council gathered Wednesday, April 4 at a public forum to announce their platforms and field questions from the Oversight Committee, represented by Jeanette Schwensen ‘18 and audience members. Those present at the forum included candidates for President, Vice Pres...

Whitman Poets Share More Than Words

Whitman Poets Share More Than Words

Varinia Balkins, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017

Whitman's Poem's Club held their first open mic of the year on Friday, Oct. 13 in Kimball Theatre.

BE MORE FUNNY!!!

BE MORE FUNNY!!!

Alissa Antilla, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2017

“It’s just another way to express yourself and to play with people. So much is about what the two of you are doing in that moment. It’s just another opportunity to really be with someone in a present place and play with them, which I think it rare,” said Noah Yaconelli, a senior member of Varsity Nordic. “No matter what, you don’t have a choice to not be present and playful.”

ASWC Floats Switch from Stipend to Hourly Pay

Andy Monserud, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017

ASWC and ASWC-paid positions have long been compensated with stipends for each semester served. That may change if a few student representatives have their way. A plan is in the works—though still in the very early stages—to make those positions compensated hourly. The idea is a passion project of ...

ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2017

A new era has dawned on the ASWC Executive Council. Tuesday, April 11, EC election results were certified and announced by the ASWC Oversight Committee. AnnaMarie McCorvie will be next year’s President, Emily Bowen will serve as Vice President, Chris Meabe will handle the budget as Finance Chair a...

ASWC Begins Election Season

Andrew, Schwartz

April 6, 2017

ASWC will hold elections for positions on the executive council beginning April 9 and ending at 8 p.m. on April 10. The council consists of four members: President, Vice President, Finance Chair and Nominations Chair. Candidates are currently in the midst of a ten day campaigning period, ending with...

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

October 5, 2016

The heat was on this past Sept. 29, when the denizens of the Writing Interest House invited Whitman students to attend their Haiku Death Match. Visitors and residents alike were challenged to craft a sharp, witty haiku in 60 seconds, based on prompts that could vary from "flashlights" to "hickeys" and...

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