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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Senior commemorate their impending graduation

Goldie Cameron, News Reporter April 13, 2023

On April 1, the Senior Committee partnered with the Whitman Events Board (WEB) to celebrate the upcoming class of 2023 graduation. The festivities celebrating "50 days till graduation" took place at Big...

Illustration by Holly VanVoorhis.

Love after graduation

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Feature Writer April 13, 2023

As graduation approaches and seniors are forced to consider the trajectories of their immediate future, some will inevitably be tasked with figuring out how to maintain their relationships. Seniors...

A Reflection on the lost years: Jumping from first-year to upperclassman

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor May 12, 2022

When we went home in March of my first year at Whitman, we were convinced that we would be back by the fall, that we were only losing a few months. Then fall came and we were online, spring came and we...

If I were a different major, would my life be figured out? 

Hailey Livingston, Columnist April 21, 2022

There are 31 days left until graduation. As a senior, I’m stuck in between feeling overwhelmed by the crippling I’m-about-to-be-in-the-real-world anxiety and pure bliss knowing my time here has almost...

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.

“Something is better than nothing”: Whitman announces in-person, graduate-only spring 2021 commencement

Lena Friedman, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Whitman recently announced that commencement will be in-person for graduating students this spring — but family, friends and other students will need to watch the processions via livestream. Because...

Ashlyn and Annelise say bye bye :'(

AE and AQ May 16, 2020

Accommodating Annelise, Everything is changing. Just found out that I have to graduate at the end of the month? What the heck? I guess I didn't realize it, because I've spent the last few months pushing...

Dear Mom, February 9th Article

Mom, Columnist February 9, 2017

Dear Mom, Senior help! I'm having a hard time balancing studying for senior exams, applying to jobs and also making the most of my last semester at Whitman. How do I accomplish everything I need to...

Photo by John Lee

Required Attendance at Commencement Creates Conflicts for Seniors

North Bennett, News Writer March 3, 2016
Seniors are required to attend commencement to receive their diploma, barring an exemption. This still can create scheduling conflicts for seniors.
Students Must Engage More with Life Outside Whitman Bubble

Students Must Engage More with Life Outside Whitman Bubble

May 15, 2014
Senior guest columnist Jane Carmody urges students to experience life outside the "Whitman bubble."
Letter from the Editor: Circuit 11 Graduation Issue

Letter from the Editor: Circuit 11 Graduation Issue

Shelly Le May 15, 2014

The morning I left for college is still a vivid memory to me. I woke up at 5 a.m. to catch my flight and hurriedly said goodbye to my mother, upset that she wasn't able to come to the airport to drop...

Seniors Prepare for Graduation

Tara McCulloch May 8, 2014
Good bye and good luck
Zoe Ingerson 13. Photo by Skye Vander Laan.

We’re Greater Than Our Productivity

May 13, 2013
As we approach graduation, let's please not talk about what we're getting done, for a change. Let's talk about getting started; the possibilities are endless.
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