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Q&A with Shamiya Griffin and Dr. Rae Chresfield: The importance of the new Wellness House on campus

Q&A with Shamiya Griffin and Dr. Rae Chresfield: The importance of the new Wellness House on campus

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor October 28, 2021

In a recent issue, The Wire featured the newest member of the Interest House Community: the Wellness House. However, this article failed to fully explain the origins of the Wellness House and entirely...

Minute Film Festival: Sixty-Second Creative Endeavors

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter October 28, 2017

What can you do with a minute? This was the challenge posed to students taking part in the Minute Film Festival in Kimball Theater on Friday, Oct. 27. The festival, put on by the Fine Arts House, premiered 36...

Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer January 26, 2017

Over winter break Whitman activity is at a standstill, the campus eerily empty and waiting to reconvene with the Whitties that inhabit it. Starting in early January, students start trickling back in and...

Illustration by Haley King

Resident Assistant Training

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director December 7, 2016

A lot is expected of Resident Assistants (RAs) at Whitman. They are confidants, leaders, and enforcers to their residents. To cope with these various pressures, the Residence Life office holds a ten-day...

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor October 5, 2016

The heat was on this past Sept. 29, when the denizens of the Writing Interest House invited Whitman students to attend their Haiku Death Match. Visitors and residents alike were challenged to craft a...

(Not) Eating Bin Food: A How-to Guide

Karah Kemmerly March 28, 2013

The well-meaning staff of Residence Life would like you to believe that members of the IHC are held together by their common interests, but this is false. IHC camaraderie is built around the strong bonds...

Comprehensive guide to campus housing options

Mallory Martin March 13, 2012

With on-campus housing deadlines looming after spring break, I have taken it upon myself to help YOU get as prepared as possible for the housing crunch. So what are your options? Check out my Housing Profiles...

IHC athletes face unique challenges

Matt Manley February 24, 2011

Sophomore Helen Jenne lives at the Community Service Interest House (commonly known as the Co-op) and swims freestyle for the varsity swim team. As she'll gladly tell you, she also does a lot of dishes. "With...

Photo Credit: Bowman

IHC Block Party dispels myths, delivers fun

nickmichal September 16, 2010

In the ring, two sumo wrestlers face off, eyes filled with steely determination. Across the street, people eat crepes, drink bubble tea and pop balloons filled with paint. Not even in the largest cities...

Global Awareness House organizes support for Fridays crash victims

Global Awareness House organizes support for Friday’s crash victims

Josh Goodman November 8, 2009

The Global Awareness Interest House organized a cardmaking event Sunday afternoon to support victims of Friday's crash that injured four Whitman students. Sophomore Katie Radosevic and first-year...

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