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Freshman Girl Goes On Best Date Of All Time

Freshman Girl Goes On Best Date Of All Time

Kyle Seasly

February 14, 2013

Gathered around a Prentiss Dining Hall brunch table, Jewett Hall resident Gabriela Stevens revealed to her friends that she had gone on "THE BEST DATE EVER" the previous evening. Later, in an exclusive Skype session with the Backpage's romance expert, she revealed the intimate details of this apparent Ro...

Scramble games

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012

As we enter the second half of the semester, most first-years are getting settled into the rhythm of college life. Some first-years, however, still have not yet set foot on campus as enrolled students. While most Scrambles found their way back to campus prior to classes, one group of students remains...

Sexism on Whitman’s campus: fallacies or phalluses?

Sexism on Whitman's campus: fallacies or phalluses?

Tristan Gavin

October 11, 2012

Whitman's campus has been called many things: beautiful, small, diverse, not diverse and infested with adorable squirrels. As of last week, however, you can go ahead and add "sexist" to that list. Amongst a whirlwind of accusations, Whitman's extreme feminist group, "Rhymes with Lyman," aired concerns that our beloved campus is sexu...

The Ultimate dilemma

Tristan Gavin

October 4, 2012

Last week, a team of world-renowned scholars met up to put an end to an ongoing linguistic debate. After days of discussion, they determined that adding adjectives to hobbies does not, in fact, make them sports. While the decision created uproar in the Ultimate Frisbee community, the Happy Quilting community...

Fraternity recruitment to switch to sorting hat

Fraternity recruitment to switch to sorting hat

Tristan Gavin

September 27, 2012

Despite notching another successful year of buying friends through the fraternity recruitment process, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) has moved to change the structure of recruitment for years to come. "The current system offers the first-years too much choice," said IFC Vice President Marshall Davis. "We want to take the variability of choice out of the equation."...

Worst breakup ”¦ like ever

Illustration by Emily Jones

Tristan Gavin

September 20, 2012

Last week bore witness to the end of a young relationship. Ryan Chow from 4-West recently cut off ties with his Andersonian girlfriend, Natalie Saneski, because they reportedly "weren't ready for a long-distance relationship." The couple, who met at the ‘80s dance, dated close to two weeks before...

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