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Alumni Share Advice On Teaching In The Humanities

Alumni Share Advice On Teaching In The Humanities

Kylin Brown, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS

On Monday night, the Whitman Classics department hosted the “Symposium on Study in the Humanities as Preparation for a Career in Teaching." The department brought three graduates from varying Humanities backgrounds at Whitman, who had all since begun professional careers in Education. Each of them pres...

Letter to the Editor: Re: Letter to Faculty

Dana Burgess, Classics Department Chair and Charles E. and Margery B. Anderson Endowed Professor of Humanities

October 31, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor, OPINION

The Whitman faculty under the current administration is somewhat like the Republican Senate under Trump; neither can openly say what they think for fear of damaging progress toward their goals.

Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Over winter break Whitman activity is at a standstill, the campus eerily empty and waiting to reconvene with the Whitties that inhabit it. Starting in early January, students start trickling back in and restore some energy to the usually active campus. A few main events that occur in the interim between ...

Eta Sigma Phi to publicize interest in ancient languages, connect students nationally

Eta Sigma Phi to publicize interest in ancient languages, connect students nationally

Rose Woodbury

December 8, 2011


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While the classics department may seem relatively small, with only three declared senior majors, five declared juniors and two declared sophomores, students' passions for ancient Greek and Latin languages and culture run deep. Furthermore, many students currently enrolled in classics classes who may not nece...

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