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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.

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

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 with wine, backpacking and traveling before starting at Whitman this year. Morgan knew he wanted to t...

Students gain experience abroad, mature during gap year

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 students who choose to take a year off seem to support the idea. The Whitman students who c...

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