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Divestment refuels for spring

Natalie Berg

February 5, 2015

Though the Whitman College Board of Trustees stated the college will not divest from the fossil fuel industry, students in the Divest Whitman movement are still trying to change their minds. Students and faculty in favor of divestment hope the combination of the faculty resolution passed last week,...

Pre-professional Majors, Liberal Arts Model in Conflict

Pre-professional Majors, Liberal Arts Model in Conflict

Drew Edmonds

April 17, 2014

This article was co-authored by Ben Caldwell. The liberal arts model of education is a hallmark of Whitman's identity, but recently the value of a multidisciplinary, less career-oriented liberal arts education has come into question. In recent years, faculty and students have discussed the pros and cons of ent...

Spouses in Bands Make Musical Chemistry

Spouses in Bands Make Musical Chemistry

Emma Dahl

February 13, 2014

Bands tend to be conglomerates of friends and peers. Maybe bandmates knew each other in college or maybe they shared mutual interests before they started making music together. But sometimes, bands are created by married couples who work together to make great music, and the harmony in their relationship ...

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