Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Coden Stark

Predictions and previews for the Eraser Olympics

George Groebner, sponsored by Ticonderoga April 11, 2024

Hellooooo, sports fans! Are you ready for the latest innovation in throwing objects long distances, maintaining balance on slick surfaces and other feats of athletic prowess? Get ready for the Eraser...

Illustration by Paloma Link

The Greek Life Hunger Games

Will Lanstra, Katnice ever-dean? February 29, 2024

The cannon goes off! The Greek orgs rush towards the middle where the weapons are stashed. Phi picks up a tennis racket. TKE grabs a golf club. Sig grabs a BB gun. Beta grabs a knife and a skateboard....

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.

Intramural sports pushes for in-person return

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter March 11, 2021

Due to Whitman’s recent loosening of the schoolwide COVID-19 regulations, in-person intramural sports may be making a return to campus. Opportunities have opened up for more groups, clubs and facilities...

Intramural Sports Kicks Off Another Year

Arie Knops, Sports Writer September 22, 2016

Now that the 2016-2017 academic year has begun, another season of intramural sports is finally underway. The driving force behind the IM calendar is the IM committee, a group of consisting of two representatives...

Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Another successful year for IM sports

Kyle Flannery April 23, 2015

While it's nearly impossible to cross Ankeny in the spring without hearing the raucous sounds of an intramural football game or the buzz of a Frisbee, it is easy to forget how much work goes into making...

Brad Kline (2018) practices ping pong in the basement of Anderson. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

IM Table tennis to replace putt putt

Garrett Atkinson December 4, 2014

Soon after winter break, intramural athletes will be forced to switch from putters to paddles, as the IM Committee replaces putt-putt with table tennis. The switch is a direct result of the closure of...

IM, club sports

Kyle Howe September 13, 2012
At Whitman, you don't have to be a varsity athlete to play fun and competitive sports. The plethora of club and IM sports that exist on campus provide students with myriad opportunities to relax and recuperate after a hard day of classes.
  Erik Korsmo ‘11 runs the ball for Sigma Chi in their Greek-versus-Greek intramural football game against Phi Delta Theta. Photo Credit: Zach Rosenberg

IM sports offer competition, community

Pamela London October 14, 2010
Varsity athletes aren't the only ones who have the chance to represent Whitman through sport: Intramurals are a way for students to get out and play while having fun with friends, creating close bonds that have the potential to last throughout your Whitman career.
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