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Missionaries No More? Perspectives From the Athletic Community

Alden Glass

March 10, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Discussions about the appropriateness of the Whitman College mascot, the Missionary, have cropped up all over campus in recent months. President Kathleen Murray pledged to address issues concerning the mascot by creating a working group to start a meaningful conversation about the possibility of...

Women’s Basketball Starts NCAA Tournament With Two Wins

Cole Anderson

March 10, 2014


Filed under Game of the Week, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps, Women's Basketball

Whitman 106, Chapman 51 Following a close loss to the Whitworth Pirates in the Northwest Conference Championship, there were doubts whether the previously undefeated, previously no. 1 nationally ranked Missionaries women's basketball team was the real deal. If their Friday night performance in the f...

Trainers Give Their All for Athletes

Marah Alindogan

October 17, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Injuries are not enjoyable for any athlete. Yet, as an athlete who suffered an ACL tear during my collegiate career, the athletic training room became my second home due to the many hours of knee rehabilitation. In the process I had the pleasure of getting to know the men who make it their mission to...

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