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Candlelight vigil honors Linfield College student

Candlelight vigil honors Linfield College student

Halley McCormick

November 17, 2014

At 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, students, staff, and Walla Walla community members gathered on the steps of Memorial Hall for a candlelight vigil. Over seventy people convened to show support for the Linfield College community following the death of Linfield sophomore Parker Moore. Moore, a re...

Spring Transfers Ready for Round Two

Spring Transfers Ready for Round Two

Drew Edmonds

February 6, 2014

All first-year students leave something behind when they come to Whitman College–– home, friends, routines––but students transferring from other colleges mid-year get to say those goodbyes twice. Restarting the college experience completely can be painful, but most students who transfer here in...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Men’s Soccer Sweeps Senior Weekend

Mitchell Smith

November 4, 2013

Facing the beginning of its final home stand of the season, the Whitman men's soccer team dominated the second half of their game on Saturday, Nov. 2 at home against Linfield College, winning 4-1. The Missionaries struck first after a back-and-forth first half. Sophomore Alex Barsher scored his 10th...

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Cole Anderson

September 19, 2013

This time last year, the Whitman women's soccer team had a 1-4 record and was heading into a conference season that would prove to be subpar by their standards. The team would eventually end up with a lackluster 5-11-2 record and a season that didn't go quite as planned. This season the Missionaries...

Whitman Swimmers Win Against Linfield, Willamette

Elena Aragon

November 8, 2012

The Whitman swim teams opened the 2012-13 Northwest Conference season at the Louise and Paul Harvey Pool with dominant victories in dual meets over Linfield College and Willamette University. Both the men's and women's teams defeated Linfield in the Friday meet, with a men's score of 140-62 and...

Alumni dive back in at annual meet

Tristan Gavin

October 25, 2012

At the annual Whitman alumni swim meet on Saturday, graduated swimmers got back in the pool to test themselves against the 2012-13 Missionary team. Current swimmers lined up in even lanes and alumni in the odd lanes, but for most it was a swim down memory lane. Alumni sported familiar attire, although they augmented t...

Whitman basketball teams combine to take three of four from Tacoma schools

Pamela London

February 9, 2012

After a weekend of electric crowds, furious rallies and stifling defense, the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams find themselves in a position where everyone wants to be: in line for a spot in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament. Boisterous crowds filled Sherwood Center Friday and Saturda...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London

November 10, 2011

Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

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