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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustrations by Claire Revere.

Which mascot will you choose?

Marra Clay, Publisher October 20, 2016

The Whitman Blue Ravens? The Whitman Appaloosas? The Whitman Blues? The Whitman Sockeyes? It’s up to you  to choose. The college community has the chance to vote on the new college mascot now that...

Infographic by Jess Faunt.

College to choose new mascot

Marra Clay and Ellen Ivens-Duran April 6, 2016

On April 6, President Kathy Murray announced that Whitman College will change its mascot. The decision came in response to the recommendations of a working group organized in December to determine the...

Circuit Quiz: What Missionary Are You?

Lachlan Johnson November 26, 2012
Are you a regular Missionary, or a sub-variety from Outer Space? Take our quiz and find out.

Defining ‘normal’ needlessly moralizes sex

Spencer Wharton September 27, 2012
What is normal when it comes to sex? We need to be careful when answering this question to not conflate two very different definitions of normal, both of which are problematic.

The Missionary: Has its use run out?

Alfredo Villaseñor October 27, 2011
There have been rumors that a cabal of student heretics are trying to replace our holy and enduring mascot. And what, I ask, would they change it to? A duck, perhaps, in reminiscence of the orgiastic rituals of spring that have soiled our student body's innocence? Or our campus' invasive and ubiquitous red squirrel? How about . . . the Walla Walla onion . . . ?
Kelly Peterson saves the ball from going out of bounds in the final seconds of the game on the night of January 28th. After a hard fought game, Whitman ended up losing 64-61 to Lewis & Clark.  Credit: Ethan Parrish

Whitman women look to fight for the postseason

Tyler Hurlburt February 10, 2011
In a season of close games, the Whitman women's basketball team looks to fight to get into the NWC playoffs.
Credit: Brandon Fennell

Men’s basketball starts second half of season

Tyler Hurlburt January 27, 2011
The Whitman men's basketball team sits in a tie for fourth place in the NWC with a 4-4 record but looks to move up.
Photo Credit: David Jacobson

Women’s basketball vies for top NWC ranking

Tyler Hurlburt December 2, 2010
After a season plagued by injuries, the women's basketball team looks to capitalize on its new found depth and added talent.
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