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On Air: A Discussion with NPR Sports Correspondent Tom Goldman

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Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017

Tom Goldman, father of current Whitman senior Eve Goldman, is a sports reporter for NPR. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with him about his career as well as the exciting events he has been able to cover throughout the years. Goldman began as a news reporter with NPR and eventually transit...

The Decline and Fall of the Independent Podcast

Tino Mori, Columnist

December 3, 2015

Last fall, the podcast "Serial" hooked millions of listeners on a tale of true crime. Hosted by Sarah Koenig and, more specifically, "This American Life," "Serial" is a high production value podcast. Even now, almost a year since the last episode aired, "Serial" is ranked number five in the iTunes Store....

Walla Walla Book Nooks Delight Buyers

Serena Runyan

September 26, 2013

Despite the spread of chain stores like Barnes and Noble and the recent proliferation of e-books, independent bookstores still contribute to the heartbeat of Walla Walla. Doing away with unfamiliarity and the pressure of stark untouched pages, these smaller family-owned shops make it easy to just let...

Ray Suarez speaks on elections to full house

Emily Lin-Jones

October 23, 2012

Latecomers were turned away from the doors of Maxey Hall on Oct. 23, when PBS NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez addressed a packed house about his take on current electoral issues. The talk was the second half of the "U.S. Presidential Debate" series sponsored by the Office of the President, the first...

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

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Shelly Le

February 23, 2012

Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. Some students turn to using Adderall without a prescription to help them manage their heavy workload. "I didn't feel compelled to take it, but I did have an all-nighter in front...

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