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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Liz Truss becomes shortest-serving prime minister in England’s history

Nazaaha Penick, News Reporter November 3, 2022

The short-term appointment of the United Kingdom’s ex-prime minister Liz Truss has created controversy in Britain's political atmosphere. Mary Elizabeth Truss announced her resignation on Oct. 20 after...

The women’s team poses with Frome Town FC, an English football club, after their match. Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

European Takeover for the Whitman Blues

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter September 26, 2019

For most students, summer is a time for recuperation after a strenuous year of readings, essays and frat parties. However, for Whitman College’s soccer teams, it was nothing of the sort. The women’s...

Photo courtesy of Whitman womens soccer team.

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Mitchell Smith September 11, 2014
After 22 hours and 45 minutes worth of traveling, the Whitman women’s soccer team arrived in Bristol, England, exhausted but ready for the opportunity of a lifetime. Many things were uncertain:We had precious few subs for the five games we were scheduled to play, we hadn’t played together as a team for months and we were adjusting to having a new coach. However, none of these factors curbed our excitement for the three weeks we were about to spend together.

Stay Another Day

John Reed March 7, 2014
Hey. My song today is so emotional that I might not even be able to make it through this post without having to walk the streets in solitude in order to calm down.
Coming Together Across the Pond

Coming Together Across the Pond

Quin Nelson September 12, 2013
With our season having just begun, we now face another uphill journey through the Northwest Conference. As a team with little past success, we have high hopes without much history to build on. But we have the privilege of creating our own history, and with this great trip under our belts, we plan on doing just that.
Skyfall Restores James Bond to Former Glory

‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

Nathan Fisher November 15, 2012
Were you turned off of James Bond after the disappointing "Quantum of Solace"? Nathan Fisher recommends the series' latest installment, "Skyfall."
An English voyage: Whitman mens soccer travels abroad

An English voyage: Whitman men’s soccer travels abroad

Nick Wood September 23, 2010
When the Whitman men's soccer team traveled to England this past August, they did more than just play a few games against local competition. They came together as a group of returning players, sharpened their skills in preparation for preseason, and experienced the absolutely unique culture that is English futbol.
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