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Local man to sell his antibodies online

Fielding Schaefer, Professional Quarantinist

May 6, 2020

“We’re all out of work here. I see no better way to pass the time while raking in some cash than getting myself infected and selling off my antibody-filled saliva,” said Whitman student Henry Schultz after The Wire spotted him licking the door of the post office on Sunday. Henry spent the weeken...

Exploring crafting culture on campus

Recycling materials is a low-cost crafting technique.

Clara Bartlett

October 11, 2012

Everyone is a secret crafter. Whether it's giving a simple Valentine's Day note to a loved one, tacking up favorite posters in an artful display or bejeweling a pair of your favorite True Religion jeans, we've all crafted at one point or another. You may be quick to deny your craftiness, but let's face i...

Student sells vintage online

Credit: Faith Bernstein

Molly Emmett

October 20, 2011

Like most Whitman students, Ryann Savino doesn't have a lot of free time. She is a junior Environmental Humanities major: and is also running her own online store. Raggedy Mermaid is a shop that Savino created on the independent commerce website Etsy, where users can register to sell anything from handmade creations to art supplies. The focus of Rag...

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