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What’s love got to do with it?

Camilla Tarpey-Schwed, Columnist April 22, 2021

What comes to your mind when you think of love? A couple of weeks ago, I was assigned a reading on love for one of my classes. Admittedly, I initially didn’t see the significance of theorizing about...

The Barn Hosts Student Play “love letters to the world as we would have it”

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter April 19, 2018

Sadie, Penny and Geo, all portrayed by Whitman students, lie motionless on a few threadbare carpets. Ocean circles them, her eyes drifting over the audience; she is dressed in the sea-green of the tormented...

KWCW Show of the Week:

KWCW Show of the Week: “i love love love you”

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

Hosted by senior Tara McCulloch, “i love love love you” spins love songs across a spectrum genres ranging from folk to jazz, all in an effort to showcase an eclectic blend of music and a new perspective...

Dear Mom: Finding a place at Whitman

Dear Mom , Columnist October 27, 2016

Dear Mom, College is not all that I was expecting it to be. I am enjoying my classes, getting to know people and working hard, but I thought I would be having the time of my life, and that’s just...

I Love My Mom

Jack Swain, staff writer February 18, 2016

I took a shower today. The walls of my shower are made of square tiles. Some of the tiles are white and some of them are light blue. There is a circular metal shower-head at the top of the shower. There...

Conscientious trust yields healthy relationships

Crystal and Chevy, Columnist October 7, 2015

This week Chevy and I are going to switch it up a bit and back off the sexin’ to discuss an issue that has recently sparked intense reflection in our lives: trust. As my Yogi tea bag informed me the...

On Vulnerability: Journeying into the Uncertain

Alya Bohr, Columnist October 7, 2015

It’s unbelievably easy to get tangled up in the desire to be perfect. Everywhere around us lurks a sneaky little notion that to be worthy of connection, love and belonging, we must be flawless. Bulletproof....

Pio Radio Hour Ten

Natalie Berg April 5, 2015

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: stories of love and language. Listen here! - A conversation with Associate Professor of English Mary Raschko, Taylor Middleton and first-year Robin Rounthwaite about the...

Mrs. Teed: A Profile

Melina Hughes February 20, 2014

We all know the man in charge of running the Associated Students of Whitman College. We all know about his spirit, his dedication and his love of horsies. We all know Rim Teed. He takes care of our laws...

It's Complicated: couple not posting enough photos on facebook

It’s Complicated: couple not posting enough photos on facebook

Tara McCulloch February 13, 2014

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, first-year Tasha Simmons is worried her boyfriend, first-year Dale Cane, is not posting enough pictures on Facebook to showcase their love. "He posted a few selfies...

The Belvedere on a particularly foggy day in Vienna.

The Shock of Culture Shock

Aleida Fernandez January 24, 2014

Culture shock (n). the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social environments, or simply...

Tommy's Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Tommy’s Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Aleida Fernandez December 9, 2013

When I first walk into Tommy's Dutch Lunch, a small greasy spoon down W. Pine St., it's immediately obvious that the restaurant is a place full of stories. The decor is straight out of the 1970s and...

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