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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman majors as Biological phyla

Rachel Husband, Can I spit on you? Sorry, that's my STEM elitism talking May 12, 2022

If you know me, then you know I’m an ES-Bio major recently diagnosed with mental illness, I abhor the discipline of sociology and I only believe in sticking to themes at the MET gala. Here are my rankings...

If I were a different major, would my life be figured out? 

Hailey Livingston , Columnist April 21, 2022

There are 31 days left until graduation. As a senior, I’m stuck in between feeling overwhelmed by the crippling I’m-about-to-be-in-the-real-world anxiety and pure bliss knowing my time here has almost...

Illustration by Isabella Buchter

Scents of the different majors

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter May 8, 2020

Biology – Formaldehyde and mitochondria  This is pretty self-explanatory; STEM majors out there will understand. These committed individuals exude the scents of the two things that they are most...

Infographic by Julie Peterson

Pre-professional Majors, Liberal Arts Model in Conflict

Drew Edmonds April 17, 2014

This article was co-authored by Ben Caldwell. The liberal arts model of education is a hallmark of Whitman's identity, but recently the value of a multidisciplinary, less career-oriented liberal arts...

A Major Choice: Whitmans Diverse Academics

A Major Choice: Whitman’s Diverse Academics

Lachlan Johnson August 29, 2013

"What are you majoring in?" After "What's your name?" and "Where are you from?" this is one of the most common questions overheard in the hallways of a first-year residence hall, in classrooms of...

Illustration: Eddy Vazquez

Whitman Inequality Map

Dana Thompson December 1, 2011

When I'm walking around campus, I've got prospies coming up to me, saying, "You have so many different kinds of inequality on campus. How can I tell which are socially acceptable and which are not?"...

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