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Whitman athletics facilities set to reopen

Whitman athletics facilities set to reopen

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2020

Since the campus-wide shutdown, Whitman students have been unable to visit the various athletic facilities. This week, however, these facilities will be reopening to some students. The Baker Ferguson Fitness Center [BFFC], is one of the facilities set to reopen on a limited basis, along with Harvey Pool, Sherwood Athletic Center, the outdoor tennis courts, Borleske Stadium/Hitting...

Varsity Athletes Make The Best Of Season Limbo

Varsity Athletes Make The Best Of Season Limbo

Tucker Grinnan, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2020

On July 22, Whitman College made the decision to postpone all sports competitions in the fall. The Northwest Conference followed suit less than a month later by suspending all competitions and championships until Jan. 1, 2021. With no certainty regarding the future of competitions and the absence of...

Senior Anissia Hughes wins Balance Athletica’s leader search

Contributed by Anissia Hughes

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter

May 3, 2020

Anissia Hughes, a senior at Whitman College, accomplished a goal that even she didn’t see coming. On Monday, April 13, Hughes was announced as the top pick for Balance Athletica’s Leadership Search 2020, a competitive contest by athleisure wear company Balance Athletica, which seeks to recognize...

Aqua Jogging Promises Good Times

North Bennett

March 10, 2016

Starting after spring break, Aqua Jogging Club, Whitman’s newest ASWC-funded activity, will provide a fun, inclusive, and social environment for student exercise.

New Year, new (even more fabulous) me

New Year, new (even more fabulous) me

Melina Hughes

January 30, 2014

Oh my God, a new year, right? So it's definitely time to get my life in order. And as the new year dictates, I made some resolutions: Exercise more Quit smoking Save money Recycle more Manage my stress Read more Dress better But, honestly, who has time to do all of that? Well, since I am thoroughly dedicated to turning over a new leaf, I vowed to tack...

Students take fitness elsewhere

Hannah Bartman

September 13, 2012

It would be hard to find a student on campus who would disagree that the two-story, 30,000 square-foot Baker Ferguson Fitness center is accessible. With eight treadmills and ­­12 ellipticals, there is seemingly no excuse to avoid burning off those five excellent Bon Appétit brownies you just had. However, some Whitties have been more inclined to find their...

Meet the new trainers in town

Kaili Masamoto

September 12, 2012

We are currently experiencing a fitness revolution; with better health education, people are exercising now more than ever. According to the International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association that publishes yearly health club trends, "[gym] membership has increased more than 10% over the past...

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