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How to enjoy spring break during an epidemic

How to enjoy spring break during an epidemic

Maddie Ott, A Corn Husk

March 12, 2020

With the days before everyone leaves and contracts coronavirus (COVID-19) dwindling to a close, the urge (and, quite frankly, panic) to finalize spring break plans is upon our campus.  You may be looking around and noticing that the friends you thought would commit to going on a week-long Enchantme...

Yee: It’s spreading and it’s spreading fast

Annelise Ellingboe, Darth Vader Ginsberg

October 9, 2019

The Health Center is on red alert this week after patient patterns revealed the spread of a condition that is knocking out an alarming number of Whitman men. The epidemic, currently nameless but unofficially called “YeeYeeism,” has ripped through Whitman campus, rendering affected young men unable to re...

Snapchat Epidemic Annoyingly Persists

Ben Freedman, humor editor

February 4, 2016

There is an epidemic spreading across the Whitman campus, and it shows no signs of decline. I’m talking of course, about Snapchatting. According to a recent poll, eight out of ten Whitman students admit to using the application daily, and as the numbers increase, there is little that can be done to...

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