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ASWC Election Forum Centers on Communication, Budget

Lily Parker, a candidate for ASWC President, speaking at the ASWC Candidate Election Forum
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...

Whitman Poets Share More Than Words

Photo by Carson Jones
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!!!

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya
Off and about the stage with Varsity Nordic Improv
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

The plan - which is in its early stages - would necessitate a major increase in the student fee
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...

ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

ASWC Update: It's McCorvie!
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,...

ASWC Begins Election Season

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...

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match
The Writing Interest House helps encourage student creativity, silliness with its monthly writing events.
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...

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