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Crossing the Street

Crossing the Street

Nikolaus Kennelly, Opinion Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Binge walkers, unlike most other compulsive types, have the rare quality of being able to think about the object of their compulsion without experiencing anything like self-doubt. That is, in a society where urges and vices usually go hand-in-hand, walking stands nearly alone as an activity that is both...

Adventures in Nelson and the World of Wearable Art Museum

Lindsey Holdren

March 3, 2013


Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

It's our last day in Nelson and I've made a serendipitous discovery that I will share with you…. How to get an inverse Chaco tan in 5 easy steps: 1) Put on Chacos 2) Spray sunscreen on your feet 3) Scrap a few IQ points 4) Take off Chacos 5) Frolic in the sun for a few hours (preferably...

Nelson, Abel Tasman, and the One Ring

Lindsey Holdren

February 18, 2013


Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

On December 24th we made our way to the South Island and to Nelson, a city on the shores of Tasman Bay and the second-oldest settled city in New Zealand. Oddly enough, it has been warmer on the South Island than it ever was for us on the North Island. Yes sir, the South Island has been treating us well...

Cross country season preview

Pamela London

September 13, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Led by strong senior leadership on both sides, the Whitman men's and women's cross country teams are already full steam ahead on the road to regionals in late October. Each team was tabbed for a fifth-place finish in the West Region in preseason polls, and Head Coach Scott Shields is looking to meet...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/13-4/15

Pamela London

April 16, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Men's tennis wins NWC regular season title Nothing was going to stop the Whitman men's tennis team this season. With an 8-1 win against Lewis & Clark College in the home finale, Whitman improved to 12-0 in the Northwest Conference and clinched its perfect season with a regular season conferen...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London

April 3, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

Whitman Sports Blog: Athletes score big victories, awards heading into spring break

Pamela London

March 7, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

This week, the Sports Blog takes a look at the state of Whitman sports heading into spring break. Whitties bring home the hardware Five Whitman athletes collected NWC Player of the Week awards in the past two weeks of competition (Feb. 20-26 and Feb. 27-March 2). Senior Conor Holton-Burke (tennis)...

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