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A look into Lyman

Amelia Leach, Feature reporter March 10, 2022

The little red wagon that greets you upon entering Lyman was purchased with wholesome and practical intent: it’s a sustainable, convenient grocery-carrying method. First-year Laura Merick, owner...

Dining Halls Divide Students

Ben Caldwell May 8, 2014

The debate about which dining hall is best is always on, particularly among first-years on campus. It's not uncommon to hear arguments around campus about which dining halls have the best food, best seating,...

Lyman Menu Change Provokes Student Response

Lyman Menu Change Provokes Student Response

Hannah Bartman September 26, 2013

A food truck has rolled into Whitman College and has taken the place of Lyman Dining Hall. Beginning in the 2013 school year, Whitman's food catering service, Bon Appétit, will create one internationally...

Crawlspaces generate myths, serve purpose

Adam Brayton December 6, 2012

Some say it was once a morgue, while others tell tales that someone managed to live there. One thing is for certain: The Catacombs do exist. The Catacombs are a glorified name for the series of subterranean...

Guide to common campus nicknames and landmarks

Allison Work August 23, 2012

You find yourself in an unknown place, overwhelmed by the action, dazed and confused. Maybe you know this feeling; maybe this, your arrival at Whitman, is your first experience with it. While Whitman...

Comprehensive guide to campus housing options

Mallory Martin March 13, 2012

With on-campus housing deadlines looming after spring break, I have taken it upon myself to help YOU get as prepared as possible for the housing crunch. So what are your options? Check out my Housing Profiles...

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Memorial seismic upgrade, more construction predicted

Shelly Le September 8, 2011

Though the last major earthquake to hit Walla Walla was in 1936 and seismic activity in the region remains fairly low, Whitman construction managers aren't taking any chances. This summer, Whitman seismically...

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