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Scootin’ through campus: Students get around on funky wheels

Kaia Schweig getting around on her unicycle. Photos by Michael Lans

Emma Foley, Feature Reporter

February 20, 2020

During October break of his first semester, junior Ethan Treadwell made a purchase some might call unusual for a college student. “I bought a purple, light-up-wheel Razor scooter,” Treadwell said. “Purple’s my favorite color, and I liked the light-up wheels.” Now, over a year later, scootering...

Stanton: So New, It’s Uncomfortable

The recently completed Stanton Hall, housing 150 sophomores

Alasdair Padman, News Editor

September 23, 2018

The empty lot behind Anderson Hall is now filled by the new sophomore-centric residence, Stanton Hall, which houses 150 students spread out across three floors and several sections. The Hall is named after Whitman alumnus John W. Stanton, who graduated in 1977 and made his mark on the wireless in...

Free to Bleed

Kate Grumbles, News Editor

September 23, 2018

On the first day of classes, Aug. 28, ASWC President Lily Parker and a room full of interested students gathered to create an action plan addressing the fact that Whitman College does not provide free menstrual products to the general student body. In the last few years, students nationwide have been d...

Whitman’s One and Only Advice Radio Show

First years Ethan Tredwell and Koby Haigerty getting goofy in preperation for their KWCW show

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018

A blend of humor and well-meaning advice finds its home in the recently-started KWCW radio show “The Curl of the Burl.” Hosted by Koby Haigerty ’21 and Ethan Treadwell ’21, the show serves as Whitman’s very own advice radio show. “The Curl of the Burl” is no ordinary source of advice; it i...

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