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Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Mitchell Smith

September 11, 2014

Filed under SPORTS

Some teams have their first game of the season at home, others have to travel an hour or two away, but this summer the Whitman women's soccer team traveled for close to 24 hours to reach their first opponent: Bridgwater College in SE England. Sophomores Naomi Lee and Emma Onstad-Hawes were able to rep...

Stay Another Day

John Reed

March 7, 2014

Filed under A&E Blogs, Tuggboat Art Life

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. My hands quiver on the keyboard as I struggle to find the words to describe it. The song is called "Stay Another Day" by East 17. I am going...

Coming Together Across the Pond

Coming Together Across the Pond

Quin Nelson

September 12, 2013

Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

There's no better way to get rid of jet lag than getting knocked around by a professional British soccer team. We, the Whitman men's soccer team, took the field for our first game in England, where we were blown out by Paulton Rovers FC 5-2. As we stood on the rain-ravaged field after our loss, it was...

‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

Nathan Fisher

November 15, 2012

Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Reviews

This year marks the historic 50-year anniversary of the James Bond franchise (remember Sean Connery in the 1962 classic "Dr. No"?). Not surprisingly, I had no problem convincing six carloads of friends to attend the midnight premiere of "Skyfall," the 23rd Bond movie, starring Daniel Craig. And we were certainly not disappoint...

An English voyage: Whitman men’s soccer travels abroad

An English voyage: Whitman men’s soccer travels abroad

Nick Wood

September 23, 2010

Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

"Being able to visit the stadium even when not watching a game…was more than sick," said Fleming.  "[It] was a pilgrimage to my soccer Mecca." "Stepping into [Old Trafford] pretty much brought me to tears." These are the words of Whitman senior John Fleming who this past August along with thirteen of his te...

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