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Four Day isn’t the break we deserve

Dana Walden, Opinion Editor

October 8, 2020

 I am — quite literally — the only person I know who did not have an exam, paper or project due at the end of Four Day. Even then, I was still working my ass off; like many students, I have several jobs and a large amount of regular schoolwork. Four Day was supposed to be an opportunity for me to ...

Snacks, Gas Money Provided for 4-Day Carpool Ride, but not Good Times

Ann Karneus, Corn Nut Addict

October 12, 2018

In a shocking display of falsity and deceit, Whitman freshman Dave Atkins did not supply what he promised on the drive back to Whitman from four-day. After posting a frantic request on the [email protected] listserv at 3:47 a.m. on Saturday morning, Maddie Wilkins promptly replied the ne...

Whitman Hosts Film Festival Branch

(Left to right) Emma casley, Noelle butler, Meg Logue and John Lee. Photo contributed by Jonh Lee.

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor

October 15, 2015

This year is the first that The Tri-Cities International Film Festival (TRIFI) has screened a branch at Whitman.

Campus Cartoon: Four-Day Migration

Campus Cartoon: Four-Day Migration

Luke Hampton

October 17, 2013

Campus Cartoon by Asa Mease...

Four Day Relaxation, Fro-yo Excursion

Four Day Relaxation, Fro-yo Excursion

Shelly Le

October 15, 2013

I can't speak for the entire staff, but fall break (lovingly termed at Whitman as four-day) has undoubtedly been a much needed breath of relaxation. In the hectic weekly production cycle we have at The Pio it can be hard for people outside of the staff to remember that we're students and also hold a j...

Fall break provides chance for relaxation, adventures

Fall break provides chance for relaxation, adventures

Daniel Kim

October 11, 2012

Midway into first semester every year, faculty members and students of Whitman College are given a four-day break from classes and their daily rigors. Many take advantage of the time to travel or have an outdoor adventure; others see it as an opportunity to catch up on work or erase their sleep debts. All see it a...

Four day weekend much needed for relaxation

Shelly Le

October 7, 2010

October is infamous for countless sleep-deprived students stuck in the library or in their dorm rooms, frantically studying for midterm exams and finishing up essays at the last minute. Luckily for Whitties, fall break 2010 arrives just in time to give students a much-needed break from the pressures...

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