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The Barn Hosts Student Play “love letters to the world as we would have it”

The Barn Hosts Student Play “love letters to the world as we would have it”

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Sadie, Penny and Geo, all portrayed by Whitman students, lie motionless on a few threadbare carpets. Ocean circles them, her eyes drifting over the audience; she is dressed in the sea-green of the tormented ocean. The others are more traditionally Northwest: leather jackets, ripped and patched jeans...

EcoChallenge Makes Whitman More Green

EcoChallenge Makes Whitman More Green

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Northwest Earth Institute is currently hosting a two-week EcoChallenge where people change one behavior in order to be more "green." Hundreds of schools, companies, and organizations including Whitman are participating in the challenge. The challenge started on October 14 and ends this Friday, Octobe...

From Emmy’s to ‘Emily’: A new tv series at Pacific Lutheran

From Emmy’s to ‘Emily’: A new tv series at Pacific Lutheran

September 28, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in Pacific Lutheran University's The Mooring Mast on Sept. 26, 2014. Written by Matthew Salzano, A&E Editor of The Mooring Mast. Photo courtesy of Camille Adams. The question every Lute is trying to answer: "What will you do with your one wild and precious life...

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Serena Runyan

September 11, 2014


Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

As soon as he graduated high school in Portland, Silas Morgan began backpacking almost every trail in the Columbia River Gorge with a friend for three months. That was only the beginning of a year packed with wine, backpacking and traveling before starting at Whitman this year. Morgan knew he wanted to t...

Revisiting the Outdoors

Revisiting the Outdoors

Aleida Fernandez

April 1, 2014


Filed under BLOGS, Off-Campus Blogs, Sprechen Sie Englisch?

Before I studied abroad I never realized how much I like - and take for granted - the outdoors. I would never describe myself as an "outdoorsman," but parks, yards, hikes and just general "being outside" were an intrical part of my growing up. In college, I camp and backpack and you can find me on our ...

The Shock of Culture Shock

The Shock of Culture Shock

Aleida Fernandez

January 24, 2014


Filed under Off-Campus Blogs, Sprechen Sie Englisch?

Culture shock (n). the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social environments, or simply travel to another type of life. I consider myself an independent person. When I was sixteen I traveled...

Sideout: Whitman volleyball team struggles

Sideout: Whitman volleyball team struggles

Tyler Hurlburt

October 7, 2010


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

After starting the season off right with strong performances at the Sept. 4-5 Whitman Invitational where they went 2-2, earning themselves a second place finish in the process, the Whitman volleyball team has suffered a series of tough losses, falling to the bottom of the conference. They won the...

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