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A birds eye view of Copenhagen from the Round Tower.

Getting in Touch with my Other Heritage

Aleida Fernandez March 12, 2014

Growing up I have always been identified - and truthfully, often have identified myself - as Cuban. I am one half Cuban from my dad's side, and from that half I inherited my outward appearance: olive...

One of the funky statues in Old Town.

Sticker Shock

Aleida Fernandez February 27, 2014

Today I looked at the Twenty Most Expensive Cities in the World. Two of the cities on the list I will be traveling to for Spring Break: London, the number one most expensive city, and Stockholm, Sweden,...

Gynosperm means naked seed

Rachael Barton February 9, 2014

I'm not a huge plant person, even though I'm a biology major. There is one thing I remember quite clearly from my intro to biology course, however: gymnosperm means naked seed. The term "gymnosperm"...

The Alps over Mariazell.

Back From Abroad: Students Share Their Stories

Emily Lin-Jones January 30, 2014

In the fall semester of 2013, more than half of the available off-campus studies options were being offered to Whitman students for the first time ever. Some of these proved popular, while some attracted...

Grateful Norovirus Apologizes for What It Did to Whitman Baseball Team

Matt Raymond March 7, 2013

As the Whitman Missionaries baseball bus sped back from Caldwell, Idaho like a potato in a slingshot, catcher Mack Harden '15 looked behind him and laughed as yet another one of his teammates doubled over...

Whitman alum’s ‘RAPtivism’ album spreads positive message worldwide

Alex Hagen April 5, 2012

RAPtivism, a hip-hop album by Whitman alumna Aisha Fukushima '09, has finally been released after years of traveling, recording and post-production. Fukushima, who was able to produce the album thanks...

Direct from Copenhagen: U.S. Congress prevents progress

Lisa Curtis December 9, 2009

If attending the United Nations 15th climate conference in Copenhagen has taught me anything, it is the incredible power of the United States Congress. I really want to like the U.S. delegation. I just...

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