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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Helpful Hilda, the advice column (the return)

Helpful Hilda April 28, 2020

Hilda, Sorry if my tuypong is a little bad .. i am only typing with one hand because i just smashed my other in a car door and it is definitely looking funny and feels like something horrible. Ouch ouch...

Whitman Arts Corner: An SNL review from Regis, Whitman’s oldest student

AQ, Column Coordinator October 19, 2019

This week's edition of the Whitman Arts Corner column is brought to you by Regis (b. 1933, class of 2023), Whitman’s oldest current student. This week it is of my utmost pleasure to share with you...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

Dear Mom Column

Mom, Advice Columnist September 29, 2016

Do you miss your mom when you’re at Whitman? Or do you just wish you had a mom at school? Someone who was here to answer your questions and offer you advice? Are there some questions you just can’t...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

It’s okay to ask for help sometimes

Alya Bohr September 22, 2016

I hate asking for help. Seriously, it’s the worst. If I ever happen to think that I might need to lean on someone, my brain quickly takes care of that nasty little impulse by gently reminding me...

Pay attention to effects of pop culture

Pay attention to effects of pop culture

Zan McPherson March 12, 2015

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. All have witnessed, experienced or at least heard of the "Frozen" craze that swept through American youth in 2013. Like many Disney movies, "Frozen" leapt into children's...

Self-reflection, Teaching the Movement help fight back against privilege paralysis

Katy Wills February 12, 2015
The environment, sexual violence, racial discrimination — these are all upsetting topics which incite frustration among Whitman students, so why don’t we do more? It’s not only a culture of apathy; it’s because a lot of us are scared we’re going to do it wrong.

Advertising, sports have power to reclaim ‘like a girl’

Hillary Smith February 12, 2015
I have become desensitized to “like a girl” existing as an insult. But this phrase, in evoking the stereotype of females as physically weak, can be incredibly harmful to girls with waning self-confidence, which Always’s study proved tends to begin at puberty.

Huskies season captured in 27-26 loss to #14 Arizona

Garrett Atkinson November 20, 2014

The University of Washington football team (6-5) fell 27-26 to #14 Arizona (8-2) this past Saturday, Nov. 15 in what has surely been the most disappointing game of the Chris-Peterson era. With less...

NBA quietly kicks off

Dylan Snyder November 13, 2014

The NBA is proven drawing card to a variety of fans, but the biggest news tends to come during the summer months when playoff basketball combines with the NBA's player-friendly team movement rule. The...

Changing Band Lineup Can Drastically Change Sound

Emma Dahl January 30, 2014
Should a band – once it’s lost its most prominent frontman – continue to try to relive the glory of its earlier days?

Baylor freshman will dunk in your face, send you the poster

allancrum April 1, 2010
Baylor's phenomenal freshman Brittney Griner posterizes the competition

Tiger will rise again

jaygold March 4, 2010
Sports writers Jay Gold and Bidnam Lee discuss Tiger Woods fall from grace
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