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The Sweet Onion Crank is approaching: Q&A with student organizer Keathley Pinney Brown

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter April 21, 2022

The Sweet Onion Crank, Whitman’s annual rock-climbing competition is returning to campus on April 23. The Wire interviewed first year organizer Keathley Pinney Brown to learn more about the competition...

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Sweet Onion Crank climbing competition returns with intra-school format

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter April 19, 2021

This month, Whitman’s annual Sweet Onion Crank climbing competition is making a return to campus with a focus on maintaining the character of the event despite the necessity of a change in format. In...

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Climbing club: A history of champions

Tucker Grinnan, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

Over the last decade the strength of Whitman’s climbing team has increased and they have reached new heights in competition. However, this has not altered their emphasis on having fun, building community...

Whitties shed pre-finals stress during weekend competitions

Matt Tesmond May 3, 2012
Last weekend, with less than two weeks before finals begin, Whitties got out their stress by climbing, playing volleyball and getting fierce on the soccer field.
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