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Class Of 2018 Contains More International Students

Class Of 2018 Contains More International Students

Andy Monserud

May 8, 2014

After flooding campus with their famous white folders throughout April, the members of the Whitman College admitted class of 2018 have made their decisions. Of the 1,441 admitted first-year students, 381 have already committed to Whitman, and the Office of Admission plans to wait out a few more before admit...

Applications Up By 40 Percent, Acceptance Rate More Selective for Class of 2018

Emily Lin-Jones

April 4, 2014

According to the Office of Admissions, the number of applicants to the college rose by 40 percent this year, resulting in one of the most selective acceptance rates in recent memory. The office mailed out acceptance letters to potential members of the class of 2018 last week. "In general we saw great...

Push for Gender-Neutral Housing Continues

Illustration by Tyler Schuh

Emily Lin-Jones

April 11, 2013

After pushing a resolution through the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate calling for gender-neutral housing for first-years, sophomore GLBTQ intern Evan Griffis is continuing to push the Office of Residence Life and Housing to improve transparency around its current housing policies...

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