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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Men’s Lacrosse and Aerial Blue Circus seek to fill new club niches

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter May 5, 2022

Visit Whitman’s Presence page and you’ll find dozens of clubs: from pre-professional to sports and other activities. Even with all of these, though, there are still plenty of niches for new clubs to...

Photo by Mika Nobles

Club Sports Continue to Thrive at Whitman

February 4, 2016

Whitman club sports offer everyone on campus a way to play a sport at an extremely high level while also giving those who are simply looking for a good time a chance to have fun and bond with new teammates. The...

Ellis Anchors Lacrosse Team With Steady Presence

Ellis Anchors Lacrosse Team With Steady Presence

Mitchell Smith November 14, 2013

When most people watch lacrosse highlights, they look for flashy goals and big hits. While senior men's lacrosse captain Dan Ellis doesn't often provide either of these, he acts as an anchor and a...

Women’s lacrosse grows in numbers, preserves historical roots

Sylvie Luiten April 19, 2012

Originally based off of the Iroquois style of play, lacrosse has evolved significantly over the years from its roots. It has gained widespread national attention as a growing popular sport both in...

Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Athletes find challenges, benefits in living with teammates

Andrew Hawkins April 21, 2011

With housing options being discussed and sorted out for the coming year, Whitman College athletes frequently choose to live with teammates. But is this a wise decision? Off-campus houses, Greek...

Credit: Faith Bernstein

Men’s club lacrosse hopes to send coach off with a championship

Andrew Hawkins February 3, 2011

"We don't rebuild," says David Schmitz. "We reload. We play for championships." At the end of the 2011 season, Schmitz, the Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History at Whitman College, will retire...

Looking into varsity and club sports at Whitman College

Looking into varsity and club sports at Whitman College

Tyler Hurlburt September 30, 2010

Every day, at least 200 Whitman College students take to the field, court, pool or slopes to train and compete in the sports that they love. Some choose to do so as part of a varsity program, while...

Photo Credit : Bowman

Missionaries undefeated in Sweet Onion Shootout

Bailey Arango April 14, 2010

The Whitman women's lacrosse team played host to the annual Sweet Onion Shootout on the weekend of April 10-11 and made the most of their only home games of the season, decimating Lewis and Clark College...

Photo Credit : Jacobson

Men’s lacrosse wins big, keeps eyes on title

Bailey Arango March 11, 2010

The Whitman men's lacrosse team took down Central Washington University on Ankeny Field Saturday, March 6, by a final score of 18-8. Whitman's win over CWU is their first of the season following two...

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