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NC3 Champions

Emily Solomon, Staff Reporter May 3, 2018

This past weekend, Whitman’s climbing team won the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit (NC3) for the first time in school history. Senior and team captain NoahLani Litwinsella, who has been a member...

Illustration by Abby Takahashi

Are Athletes Missing Out on Social Life?

John Lyon, Staff Reporter March 8, 2018

The average weekday for an in-season athlete at Whitman might consist of a morning workout, followed by class, a quick lunch with teammates, practice for 3 or more hours, dinner at Reid and then a study...

Climbing Club Competes at Western Washington

Climbing Club Competes at Western Washington

Emily Solomon, Staff Reporter February 15, 2018

Last weekend was the climbing team’s first competition of this year’s Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit (NC3). For the first competition of the year at Western Washington University, Whitman...

Crank, Climbing Reach New Heights

Crank, Climbing Reach New Heights

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

In its twenty fifth year, last weekend’s annual Sweet Onion Crank bouldering competition brought nearly 200 students from schools across the Northwest to campus for a day chock-full of laughs and challenging...

The sources of Club Sports funding. Infographic by Marra Clay.

Pay to Play? Club Sports Stretch to Cover Funding Shortfalls

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter March 9, 2017

Including 11 teams and hundreds of athletes, Club Sports at Whitman play a massive role in the lives of many students. With so many teams applying for and deserving of funding, it is not always easy to...

Photo by Anna Dawson

ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

Ellen Ivens-Duran April 28, 2016

If you wander into Memorial 331 on a Sunday night, you’re likely to find a room full of student representatives deep in discussion over the minutia of college policy and current issues. If you take a...

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