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Seniors cope with finishing final requirements virtually

Photos by Dana Kendrick
May 13, 2020

As the Class of 2020 reconciles with their last few weeks at Whitman, they are also finishing their final assessments under completely unexpected circumstances. Social distancing and online distance-learning...

Students’ Optimism Withers as Semester Reaches Close

April 27, 2017

With only a few weeks left in the spring semester, and with finals quickly approaching, Whitman students are starting to feel the end-of-school-year stress. In addition to the lack of sleep and lack...

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week
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...

Summer Movie Preview

Illustration by Luke Hampton
May 2, 2013

Sun's out, shorts on, jacket ditched, finals looming and summer vacation with lots of time for movies is just around the corner. New releases coming out this summer thankfully seem interesting and...

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure
November 26, 2012

The holidays are fast approaching––oh yeah, finals too––so here's a quick peek at some movies we can look forward to seeing now through winter break. Actually, two big blockbusters have already...

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

Credit: Catie Bergman
February 23, 2012

Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. Some students turn to using Adderall without a prescription to help them manage...

Your finals essay vocab guide

December 8, 2011

With finals just around the corner, it is always helpful to try and impress your professors one last time. Here, at your disposal, is a list of words/phrases that can possibly increase your grade by up...

Bring Christmas to Your Finals!

Illustration: Eddy Vazquez
December 8, 2011

Final exams don't have to be dreary and dull! With the help of the Backpage, you can make them exciting and just plain merry: by bringing Christmas to your finals! Here are some ideas to get you started: Put...

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