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Women’s Tennis eyes another NWC championship

Women’s Tennis eyes another NWC championship

Kendra Winchester

April 16, 2015

For years, the Whitman College Varsity Women's Tennis team has been able to compete successfully at a national level. They have continually set the bar higher year after year with the help of Head Women's Tennis Coach John Hein, who shared in a 1998 national championship as a player at the Universi...

Lawless twins take Regionals by storm

Lawless twins take Regionals by storm

Mitchell Smith

October 9, 2014

The Whitman women's tennis team opened its fall season with a brilliant showing at the USTA/ITA Regional tournament hosted here at Whitman from September 26-29. The team swept both singles and doubles. Senior twins Courtney and Morgan Lawless won doubles in a very convincing fashion (6-1, 6-1), and Courtney...

Lawless Leads Women’s Tennis to Regionals

Lawless Leads Women’s Tennis to Regionals

Cole Anderson

May 8, 2014

Gearing up for regionals this week and weekend, the Whitman women's tennis team looks to have an even stronger showing than last year and move on to the elite eight round of the NCAA tournament. One player the team will likely be able to count on to earn points is junior Courtney Lawless. In t...

Visiting Writer Matt Bondurant Offers Advice, Sheds Light on Hollywood

Mallory Martin

November 15, 2012

On Thursday, Nov. 8, the Whitman Visiting Writers Reading Series continued with a visit from novelist Matt Bondurant, who read from his latest novel, "The Night Swimmer." Currently a professor of creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas, Bondurant is the author of three best-selling novels: "The Third Translation," "The Night Swimmer" and "The Wettest County in the Wor...

Love tries to outshine pools of blood in “Lawless”

Nathan Fisher

September 6, 2012

Unfortunately, none of this week's new movie releases excited me. The best of the bad seemed to be "Lawless," a movie that couldn't quite figure out if it wanted to be a gangsta, hillbilly or period flick. "Lawless" follows the Bondurant brothers and their moonshining business in Virginia. The trio includes Forrest (Tom Hardy...

Profile: Courtney and Morgan Lawless ’15

Sarah Debs

April 5, 2012

Hometown: Austin, Texas Major: Both Undecided Over lunch at Jewett Dining Hall, Morgan and Courtney sit down to talk about tennis, twins and time at Whitman together. When did you start playing tennis? Morgan: When we were five years-old. Courtney: The courts were right across the street from our elem...

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