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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Dos and Don’ts of Admitted Students Weekend

Conor Bartol, once a former admitted student myself April 4, 2024

Admitted Students Weekend is coming up, which means gaggles of teenagers running around, gawking at people and asking silly questions like “what’s your major” and “why is that horse made of sticks?”...

Breaking: Supreme Court overturns affirmative action in college admissions

Kasey Moulton, Editor-in-Chief July 1, 2023

On Thursday, June 29, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College. The 6-2 decision struck down affirmative action and other...

Illustration by Elena Kaminskaia

The Huff About Felicity Huffman

Mat Chapin, Columnist September 26, 2019

The internet is abuzz with opinions, speculation and of course, memes, relating to the conviction of actress Felicity Huffman in the recent “Varsity Blues” scandal involving a number of top universities....

Admissions Office Aiming for Larger Class of 2020

North Bennett May 5, 2016
The Office of Admissions is aiming for a larger Class of 2020 to account for an unexpectedly small class the previous year.

Whitman admits fewer for Class of 2016

Josh Goodman March 26, 2012

Following years of record numbers of admitted students, the Class of 2016 looks a little leaner. On March 23, the Office of Admissions announced that 1,364 people were admitted to Whitman this year, the...

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