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Whitman’s health services are in shambles and students are suffering

Hailey Livingston , Columnist November 18, 2021

Last week, I made my way to the health center for the first time since returning to campus. I had to get a COVID-19 test, nothing serious, just a quick in and out visit. When I got there, there was a line...

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Every Brilliant Thing Brings Real-life Issues to the Stage

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter October 4, 2017
The play "Every Brilliant Thing" addressed issues relevant to Walla Walla and encouraged audience participation.

In Defense of Sadness

Alya Bohr, Columnist April 28, 2016
Accepting sadness adds poignancy to life, makes us more creative, and helps us find and discover ourselves.

Those Suffering from Mental Illness Need Not Suffer Alone

February 27, 2013

This column was contributed by Arden Robinette, '16 Listen. You may not want to. You may not want to even be speaking to anyone right now. You might just want to be alone with the struggles and fears...

Illustration: Julie Peterson

Under pressure: Social pressures to overcommit affect students’ emotional well-being

Julia Stone April 12, 2012

I came to Whitman two years ago as the model Whitman student. I had many interests and quickly sought to join clubs; I committed myself to student organizations, academics, friendships, community service,...

Illustration: Julie Peterson

Gibson melts down in depressing, dark comic style

Nathan Fisher October 20, 2011

Given Mel Gibson's exploits of recent years, one wonders if the actor has lost his mind. Well, in "The Beaver," the answer is a resounding YES. Gibson plays Walter Black, a former successful toy company...

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