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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo contributed by Alli Shinn.

Students on leave turn away from academics and toward themselves

Ellie Van Gorden, Feature Reporter September 24, 2020

By now, we’re all familiar with the daily commute from our kitchens to our desks and back. Zoom is now a noun and the timely muting and unmuting of a microphone is an envious talent. But for some Whitman...

Illustration by Anika Vučićević.

Viva la remote revolución: students and faculty wrestle with online learning

Michael Conlin-Elsen, Feature Reporter September 17, 2020

The “business of education,” as Dean of Students Kazi Joshua explained last semester, “must continue,” apocalypse notwithstanding. As we held our collective breath waiting for school to resume,...

Photo contributed by Jessica Hernandez Luis.

First year fall FOMO

Genevieve Vogel, Feature Reporter September 17, 2020

FOMO— the Fear of Missing Out. Whitman College’s decision to hold fall semester via remote learning left some students feeling FOMO about what is popularly referred to as the “freshman experience.”...

Should students return for the 2020 fall semester?

Sydney Bellon, Columnist May 1, 2020

It’s fair to say that we are all living day by day, hoping for this pandemic to magically improve overnight. Now that we’ve all gotten a taste of virtual classes, it has become easier to see that classes...

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