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Embracing idle time

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist September 17, 2015
Time, after all, is a finite resource; we cannot simply work harder or make more connections to obtain more of it.
Photo courtesy of Silas Morgan.

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Serena Runyan September 11, 2014

As soon as he graduated high school in Portland, Silas Morgan began backpacking almost every trail in the Columbia River Gorge with a friend for three months. That was only the beginning of a year packed...

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Students gain experience abroad, mature during gap year

Rose Woodbury September 22, 2011

Taking a gap year between high school and college has become increasingly common.   Although there is no official poll that tracks the number of students who choose to take gap years nationwide, Whitman...

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