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OP Introduces New Beginning Kayaking Trip in Reid Basement

Anthony Reale, Barometric Pressurer

January 26, 2017

During the first week of Whitman’s second semester, the temperature dropped low enough for a pipe in the Reid Campus Center to freeze and burst, leading to a few inches of water flooding the floor of the Coffeehouse. Much to the Bookstore and Coffeehouse’s dismay, the water covered rugs, new furniture...

Thriving Whitman pool culture offers splashy opportunities

Kyle Howe

April 19, 2012

Whitman's sparkling blue Baker-Ferguson pool is an incredibly versatile body of water that provides students, staff and community members with a variety of opportunities to get involved in water-based activities on campus. The walls of the pool are lined with whitewater kayaks and gear. The kayaks...

Whitewater frees student from “disabled” label

Allison Bolgiano

October 20, 2010

"All the differences were on the shore," Scramble leader sophomore John Whiting said about first-year MiKayla Briere, one of his whitewater rafting Scramblers. Briere is different from the average Whitman first-year in several ways. Not a member of the Seattle or Portland multitudes, she hails from...

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