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Onion Fest Brings Frisbee Culture to Walla Walla

Onion Fest Brings Frisbee Culture to Walla Walla

Cole Anderson

April 4, 2013

Last weekend, the men's and women's Sweets teams hosted the annual Onion Fest. For those of you who are unaware of exactly what O-Fest is, imagine a motley crew of Frisbee players dressed up in ridiculous outfits trying to eat onions whole, all while competing in Ultimate Frisbee. Though this event is extre...

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Tristan Gavin

April 4, 2013

Skeptics of the 2013 Whitman Sweets will point to the void of leadership and star power after graduating a strong class last spring. That is where Jacob Janin comes in. Janin, a senior, is one of the team captains and brings extensive experience at high levels of club Ultimate. While the Eugene native has played for the Portland Rhino club team for years...

Sweets Earn Spot in Stanford Invite

Sweets Earn Spot in Stanford Invite

Tristan Gavin

February 27, 2013

After graduating several key seniors last year, the Whitman men's ultimate Frisbee team, the Sweets, did not get an invitation to the power-packed Stanford Invite, a Bay Area tournament held yearly to showcase the best teams in the country. Although their personnel losses led the Sweets to be overlooked...

Don’t Let Ego Sabotage A Free Mind

Dingli

October 7, 2010

"Do you have a feeling that you are living in a box?" Terra asked in a pitiful tone as we were having lunch together in Prentiss. I said, "No." This conversation happened on Saturday, Sept. 11. Terra is an American graduate student interested in Chinese medication. She started the topic of the Chinese...

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