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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Sarah Anderegg April 10, 2014

Only three weeks shy of becoming Whitman College's first national champion in its Division-III history, junior two-time All-American swimmer Karl Mering already has his eye set on his next and final...

Mering Makes History with Win at Nationals

Quin Nelson March 24, 2014

Junior Karl Mering started nationals without his goggles and ended with a national championship. Mering had a successful stint at the Division III Swimming National Championships in Indianapolis, highlighted...

Collins Swims Her Way to Record-Breaking Career

Collins Swims Her Way to Record-Breaking Career

Sarah Anderegg February 27, 2014

Whitman's All-American Honorable Mention swimmer Claire Collins has every right to brag about her record-breaking accolades, but when it comes to her success, Collins offers nothing but modesty. Collins,...

LGBTQ Athletes Still Search for Place at Whitman

Quin Nelson February 13, 2014

LGBTQ athletes who choose to play for the Missionaries sometimes face clashing ideals. While the college prides itself on being progressive and inclusive, the sports world can often be rigid and conservative....

Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor Comes to Campus

Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor Comes to Campus

Libby Arnosti April 3, 2013

For the first 18 years of his life, wrestler Hudson Taylor didn't think he knew anybody who was gay. Since graduating from the University of Maryland in 2010, however, he has spent much of his time standing...

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Swimming Caps Off Season at NWC Championships

Tristan Gavin February 14, 2013

Whitman's men's and women's swimming teams finished second and third, respectively, to wrap up their season this weekend at the Northwest Conference Championships. Although the men and women finished in...

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