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Farewell to the Fall Sports Class of 2016

Farewell to the Fall Sports Class of 2016

Alden Glass

November 15, 2015

As the fall seasons come to a close, a number of Whitman athletes have suited up and stepped onto the field of competition for the last time. Seniors on the  men’s and women’s soccer teams, cross country teams and volleyball teams have scored their last goals, won their last races and served their...

Class of 2016 find each other on Facebook

Sarah Cornett

September 13, 2012

For many first-years, the day acceptances arrived was marked by excitement and eagerness for something new. As students looked through the cream-colored folders and learned more about the school they would eventually attend, many wanted to see the more personal side of Whitman: the people with whom they would ...

With some confusion, incoming class receives housing assignments early

Rachel Alexander

July 25, 2012

The incoming class of 2016 received their final housing assignments yesterday for the 2012-13 school year. Whitman's housing assignments are typically announced later in the summer, around the first week of August. However, the Residence Life and Housing Office discovered that preliminary housing...

Meet The Class of 2016

Meet The Class of 2016

Justin Rose

June 2, 2012

As the class of 2012 leaves Walla Walla to go make their mark on the world, Whitman is getting ready to welcome the incoming first-years who will take their place on campus. The Pioneer caught up with five future Whitties who will be heading to Walla Walla this fall. Cat Mulanax (San Rafael, California) Why did you choose to attend Whitman? It was the...

Whitman class of 2016 receives fewest acceptances since 2006

Whitman class of 2016 receives fewest acceptances since 2006


April 12, 2012

In addition to handing out the lowest number of acceptances since 2006, Whitman College experienced a significant dip in applications. This year, 2,851 students applied for spots in the Whitman College Class of 2016, down 347 applicants from last year. The eight percent decline in applications fo...

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