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The Final Countdown: Seniors Reflect on their Time as Athletes at Whitman

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018

With the final athletic seasons of the year winding down, and the academic year soon to come to a close, now is the time for the Class of 2018 to reflect on their time here at Whitman. For athletes, this is especially bittersweet given that for most, this time also coincides with a realization that they ar...

New Coach and High Hopes for Lax

New Coach and High Hopes for Lax

John Lyon, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018

With their fourth season fast approaching, the Women’s Lacrosse team is preparing to build on last year’s success and compete for a Northwest Conference Championship against their toughest schedule yet. Returning multiple all-conference players, as well as Northwest Conference player of the year Lindsay Schwartz, the team is also bringin...

What’s in a Mission Statement?

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Christy Carley, News Editor

February 1, 2018

On January 16, after months of feedback, meetings and revisions, President Kathy Murray presented the Whitman community with the final draft of the college’s new mission statement to be discussed by the Board of Trustees next week. The statement reads as follows: Situated within the rich landscape ...

Scooping up Talent: Varsity Lax Finds Success in Third Year

Scooping up Talent: Varsity Lax Finds Success in Third Year

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2017

With their best record in the program’s three short years at the varsity level, the Whitman lacrosse team has quickly evolved into a Northwest Conference contender. The team’s young core and competitive attitude have them poised for long-term success, which could culminate in a bid to the NCAA Tournament...

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