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Spotlight on Whitman’s fencing club

Two students in fencing club duel in Italian style, the more artistic of the two fencing styles. Photo contributed by West Skrobiak-Bales

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

With roots dating back to the 1930s, Whitman’s fencing club is one of the oldest organizations on campus. While the club is less than a century old, the art of fencing dates back to the renaissance. Through the fencing club, students are creatively incorporating this old practice into their wee...

Fencing club arms new recruits

Lachlan Johnson

February 19, 2015

The Whitman Fencing Club has nearly doubled in size in the past month after an unprecedented 10 new first-years began regularly attending practices. To equip the new recruits, the Fencing Club received emergency funds from the ASWC contingency fund. Though one of the oldest student activities on...

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