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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Women’s Lacrosse picks up steam

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter April 20, 2023

Lacrosse’s domain may be less widespread than some other major American sports, but it takes a whole lot of skill and courage to play. Players charge up and down the field yielding metal sticks, and...

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‘Title IX Tuesday’: a celebration of women in Whitman Athletics

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter February 2, 2023

Whitman Athletics has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX by using Instagram to spotlight accomplishments of women's sports teams and student athletes throughout the history of the college. Lindsey...

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...

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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
Dan Ellis does not contribute to the highlight reel for the lacrosse team, but he is an irreplaceable leader on and off the field.

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 the east and west up to the professional level.
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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
Men's Lacrosse team hopes to send Coach Schmitz off with a championship after 26 years of coaching.
Looking into varsity and club sports at Whitman College

Looking into varsity and club sports at Whitman College

Tyler Hurlburt September 30, 2010
How club sports at Whitman college stack up to varsity sports in terms of commitment and budgeting.
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Missionaries undefeated in Sweet Onion Shootout

Bailey Arango April 14, 2010
Whitman hosts tournament, defeats Lewis and Clark College and Seattle University
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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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