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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman community reflects on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Abby Malzewski, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2022

On Sept. 8, the world was faced with the news that Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. Queen Elizabeth II was the United Kingdom’s longest-serving monarch and reigned for 70 years. Her eldest son...

Faculty votes to maintain current grading system

Alissa Antilla, Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2020

After much discussion and debate surrounding the fate of Whitman College’s grading system during the COVID-19 pandemic and online distance-learning, the faculty has come to a decision. In short, the...

4th Annual Global Studies Symposium explores “Places, Peripheries”

Emily Lin-Jones March 2, 2012
Students, faculty, and community members gathered in Maxey Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 25 for Whitman's 4th annual Global Studies Symposium, a lecture event designed to promote discussion about globalization and global issues in the context of the liberal arts.
Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

Blogs infiltrate Whitman classrooms, students question effectiveness

Susanna Bowers September 29, 2011
A few professors at Whitman have integrated blogging into their curriculum recently as a peer-editing tool or a replacement for journaling. Professors Kristy King and Lynn Sharp introduced blogging to Encounters this year, asking their students to post every few weeks regarding the reading material and comment twice per week with additional ideas or critical feedback. A main reason that these professors have made the move to blogging is to encourage first-year students to share their work with a wider audience.
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