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Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Residence Life Shuts Down Camp Whitman’

February 13, 2014

Dear Whitman Pioneer, I wanted to express my thoughts about the article published entitled "Residence Life Shuts Down Camp Whitman," published in a recent edition of The Pio. While I understand it is unfortunate that underclassmen will find it more difficult to stay through commencement, I believ...

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Marie von Hafften

May 15, 2013

Final exams ended on Tuesday, May 14, at 4 p.m. By 4:30 p.m. several hundred students filled the Reid sidelawn and pelted each other with colorful powder in MECCA and the South Asian Student Association (SASA)'s annual celebration of Holi. Due to cleaning issues resulting from last year's celebration,...

Forty-eight hours without sleep: A personal account

Credit: Wolff

kristencoverdale

November 9, 2009

It's 3 a.m. and I'm doing yoga stretches on the third floor landing of the Science Building. My laptop buzzes angrily at me, overheating because it's been on for far too long. Downward Dog feels good as my legs burn, tense from sitting cross-legged on a couch for hours and hours. This Monday morning, the Monday...

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