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Debate returns after suspension. Two debate partnerships advanced to the quarterfinals in most recent tournament.

Debate Returns To Whitman

Sylvie Corwin, Staff Reporter September 24, 2018

Debate at Whitman is back. The team was suspended in the spring of 2015 for violating team and school policies. These included alcohol violations at a tournament and allegations of gender discrimination...

Photo by Samarah Uribe.

Spotlight on Students: KnitWhits

Afton Weaver, Staff Writer February 16, 2017

KnitWhits, a fiber arts and knitting club at Whitman, allows students to engage in conversation, and relieve stress, while using yarn to harness their inner creativity. KnitWhits is open to all Whitman...

Social Dance Club

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer April 14, 2016
Sometimes, you really just can't fight that urge to get up and dance. Fortunately, when that happens, there's a club tailor-made for you.

Club Disbands After Members Exhaust Dating Options

Martina Pansze April 1, 2016
Following a press release on Tuesday, the Whitman Alpine Luge Team (WALT) will be disbanding indefinitely.

Whitman Socialist Front Embezzles Club Funds

Ben Freedman, humor edi February 11, 2016

After being ratified as a club by ASWC, the Whitman Socialist Front has begun to make a name for itself around campus, attracting droves of Whittie comrades looking to see who can “out-liberal” one...

A close look at club continuity

Lane Barton February 12, 2015

Engagement beyond academics is a part of life for most students at Whitman, and there are currently 55 ASWC-funded clubs on campus. However, only 12 of the clubs with active membership today existed on...

Rachel Shober 13 coaches club players.

Varsity Volleyballers Aid Club Team

Peter Clark February 21, 2013

Club sports constantly face uphill battles. They are often underfunded, have limited practice times and endure varying commitment levels from members of the team. While the men's club volleyball team combats...

Chloe Kinsey and Joanna

Senior Starts Club for Multi-Ethnic Students

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula January 31, 2013

There are a variety of places to celebrate cultural diversity on Whitman campus. The Intercultural Center and certain clubs provide opportunities for students to take pride in their racial identities,...

Credit: Marie von Hafften

IM athletes help set health record straight

Molly Emmett November 10, 2011

While fall IM Football may have wrapped for the season, concerns remain that the Welty Health Center falls short when it comes to caring   for non-varsity athletes. The ASWC Student Affairs Committee...

Beyond Borders Club Shifts Focus to Include Non-International Students

Dylan Tull September 15, 2011

The Beyond Borders Club, formerly known as the International Students and Friends Club, has recently undergone a few pointed changes in order to expand the club's boundaries. The name and mission statement...

Club frisbee soaring, scoring

Bailey Arango October 21, 2010

Autumn is in the air, and the Sweets, Whitman's Ultimate Frisbee team, are off and running--a fact known by almost anyone who crosses Ankeny Field these days. "Every week we have three lifting sessions,...

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