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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Eric Rannestad

Nate Silver To Be Burned At Stake For Incorrect Election Predictions

Anthony Reale, Tortilla Salesman January 26, 2017

Statistician Nate Silver up until recently had an unbeatable record calling elections. During the Year of Dumpster Fire (2016), Silver’s page became a haven for those not wanting the Literal Orange...

The Fine Line Between Luck and Skills in Sports

Riley Foreman March 6, 2013
Hitting a home run in Major League Baseball is as easy as … well, something extremely difficult to accomplish. Most of those who are reading this article would do just as poorly as the author when attempting this feat.

Sports: More Than Just a Jock’s Game

Riley Foreman February 21, 2013
Here’s a secret: professional sports aren’t all about the athletes anymore. Those nerds that your high school yearbook named “most likely to succeed” have finally found their niche in the world of sports. They might not be quarterbacks leading their teams to the Superbowl or pitching perfect games like Felix Hernandez, but their latest contributions are just as powerful within sports culture.
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