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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Senior playing hard to get with post-grad employers

Cade Schott, Journalist and not really sure how to make rice March 11, 2021

As their time at Whitman comes to a close, seniors are preparing their next steps. Many are in the midst of submitting dozens of job applications, trying to crack the stingy post-pandemic job market. However,...

Whitman College Provides More than Meets the Eye

Sean, Hannah February 11, 2016
When people say that Whitman’s curriculum does not provide tangible skills that apply to a specific job, they are forgetting that many jobs often have more than one type of skill incorporated into them.

Past crimes jeopardize employment prospects

Andy Monserud September 25, 2014

People with criminal backgrounds face daunting obstacles following their sentences. Many find themselves displaced; Washington state law requires felons on parole to serve it in the county of their first...

Teach for America signs were scattered near Penrose Library last week.  Photo by cade beck.

Whitman cracks list of top contributors to Teach for America

Elise Tinseth September 27, 2012
Whitman's recently graduated class of 2012 is the 16th top contributor in the small schools category to the Teach for America program, sending 12 students. Teach for America, a growing nonprofit program of about 33,000 members, takes employees, teachers and college graduates and places them into schools in low-income communities around the country. Each employee of the program works as a full-time teacher in their school district.
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