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Samantha reviews: Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Sammy Fitts, Totally Not a Changeling Taking Her Place March 3, 2022

Pokémon Legends: Arceus is the hot no-longer-new game and I, expert gamer Samantha, am reviewing it. I haven’t played this game, but between my obsessed housemate and the amount of Gardevoir porn I’ve...

Illustration by Madeleine Stolp.

Auntie Lee’s tips for pissing with a skirt on

Lee Thomas, Yeah I'm gay keep scrolling March 3, 2022

Auntie Lee, I love wearing long skirts. I wear 'em constantly. But using campus bathrooms (and public bathrooms anywhere) while wearing a skirt that reaches my ankles has greatly reduced my quality...

NFT degrees offered at Whitman College

Grace Canny, Non-Fungible Person March 3, 2022

The Whitman College Board of Trustees has just released very exciting news. To set Whitman apart from every other somewhat selective liberal arts college located in a small to mid size town in a mostly...

Wire Watch: Week of Feb. 15

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor February 15, 2018

Women in Leadership Symposium: Thursday, Feb. 15 the Women in Leadership Symposium will feature six women in leadership. At 11:30 am in the Reid ballroom there will be a lunchtime event to introduce the...

Photo by Gokay Abaci

Spotlight on a Visiting Professor: Zachary Campbell

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor September 28, 2017

Whitman has gained another visiting professor teaching in the arts this year. Professor Zachary Campbell is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies and Rhetoric who taught at DePaul University...

Artist Spotlight: Robby Brothers, student cellist

Artist Spotlight: Robby Brothers, student cellist

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer February 16, 2017

One need not be a music major to love music, as senior Robby Brothers shows. Brothers, a geology major, is active in Whitman’s music department and considers music an important part of his life. He...

Olivia Barry and family meet presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Political action on campus not focused on presidential election

Andy Monserud September 29, 2016

With a little over a month before Election Day, Whitman students are shaping their voting plans. On the Whitman campus, student political groups are turning away from the contentious presidential election...

Washington State Considers Carbon Tax

Elizabeth Friedman September 29, 2016

The Campus Climate Coalition (CCC) is trying to drum up support in favor of initiative i732, a bill that will create a state-wide carbon tax. The carbon tax is a revenue neutral approach to a carbon price....

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Multicultural Arts Festival sparks conversations

Michelle Foster, Staff Reporter September 29, 2016

Excitement and joy took over the atmosphere at Pioneer Park as dancers whirled in the center of an appreciative audience of varying races and backgrounds. The chance to bring these people together came...

Students prepare for presidential primaries

February 18, 2016
While the most vocal Whitman students feel the Bern when it comes to their president of choice, Whitman students are backing many different candidates this presidential season.

Outdoor Program plans for future

Lane Barton February 19, 2015

The staff of Whitman's Outdoor Program are developing and implementing a new strategic plan to help guide the program's focus through 2020. The new strategic plan will take into account student, staff...

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