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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Alum Band Honcho Poncho Releases Debut

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer December 8, 2016

An impressive combination of comfort and ingenuity has been achieved by Honcho Poncho’s debut album, “Late Night,” which was released Nov. 25. The band makes their own style of alternative rock,...

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Students Dissatisfied with Health Center Experiences

Georgia Lyon May 5, 2016
Whitman’s Health Center is ranked tenth in the nation by the Princeton Review and touts a wide array of services, yet some students have been placed in danger due to poor diagnoses and advice received there.
Photo by Halley McCormick.

Die-in protests police violence

Halley McCormick May 7, 2015

On Friday, May 1, over three dozen students and staff staged a protest in front of Penrose Library in response to instances of police brutality in the United States. Students made signs and then lay on...

New members appointed to ASWC’s Executive Council

Christy Carley May 7, 2015
The newly appointed members of ASWC’s Executive Council are looking to make changes on Whitman’s campus next year addressing issues of communication, the environment and sexual assault.

Dining Halls Divide Students

Ben Caldwell May 8, 2014

The debate about which dining hall is best is always on, particularly among first-years on campus. It's not uncommon to hear arguments around campus about which dining halls have the best food, best seating,...

Thrones Entertains Vast Audience

‘Thrones’ Entertains Vast Audience

Nathan Fisher May 8, 2014
I was able to resist being seduced by “Game of Thrones” until post-midterms several weeks ago when I finally succumbed. This was the best worst decision that I’ve made in a long time.

English Department Reinstates Creative Nonfiction Position

Daniel Kim May 8, 2014
For the 2014-15 academic year, the English department will offer Whitman College students various supplementary courses that will be taught by the new Creative Nonfiction Writing, Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Kisha Schlegel.

Farewell Letter from 2013-2014 Editor-in-Chief

Shelly Le May 8, 2014
Before stepping down from her position, Editor in Chief Shelly Le takes a moment to say words of thanks to those who have made her position possible.

Seniors Prepare for Graduation

Tara McCulloch May 8, 2014
Good bye and good luck

Memories (Slightly Worn) For Sale

Melina Hughes May 8, 2014
Timeless and Nostalgic! $50 OBO.
Students Prepare for Direct Democracy

Students Prepare for Direct Democracy

Lachlan Johnson May 8, 2014
For the first time in memorable history, the entire student body will vote directly on two petitions in a legislative election. The first petition in the election, taking place Thursday, May 8, will determine student support for a resolution calling for a student on the Board of Trustees as a voting member.
Off-Campus Students Learn to Cook

Off-Campus Students Learn to Cook

Anna Zheng May 8, 2014
For some students who already enjoy cooking, living off campus gives them a reason to cook, but for students who do not have a knack for it just yet, Whitman offers students a variety of opportunities to refine their skills.
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