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Spring Transfers Ready for Round Two

Photo by Allie Felt

Drew Edmonds

February 6, 2014

All first-year students leave something behind when they come to Whitman College–– home, friends, routines––but students transferring from other colleges mid-year get to say those goodbyes twice. Restarting the college experience completely can be painful, but most students who transfer here in...

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu's Journey to Whitman's Basketball Team

Sarah Debs

January 31, 2013

Phil Chircu is a long way from home, but the Australian Jan-start already has a big presence on campus. Coming from an impressive pre-college basketball career including playing on the Australian Under-14 National team and at the Under-17 world championships, Chircu is now an integral part of the ...

Jan Start athletes find their place in Whitman sports

Libby Arnosti

January 27, 2011

As difficult as it can be for January Start students to break into Whitman's social and academic scene halfway through the school year, a few of these new Whitties have taken on the additional commitment of becoming winter varsity athletes, jumping right into the season with their new teammates. After...

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