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Whitman spends $650,000 on off-campus housing renovations

Illustration by Lily Buller.

Lena Friedman, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2020

Renovations on seven Whitman-owned rental properties have largely been completed — costing $650,000 in total, according to Chief Financial Officer Peter Harvey. The changes range from functional improvements, like new electrical wiring and heating, to landscaping and fresh paint. “[M]uch of th...

Pets Provide Companionship for Off-Campus Housers

Pets Provide Companionship for Off-Campus Housers

Serena Runyan

October 17, 2013

Senior Stefani Paladino always knew she wanted a dog and finally got her part German Shepherd mix, Abby, when she moved off-campus last September. For Paladino, there isn't really a "hard" part to owning an animal in college. "When I first got her, there was an adjustment period for both of us, but once...

Off-Campus Houses Given Names for Both Obvious Characteristics, Inside Humor

The inside of the Barn

Emily Williams

February 21, 2013

Whitman is a college with colorfully named houses. Sometimes those house names are based on inside jokes, puns and strange intricacies about the house. Other times, the reason for the name is staring the viewer right in the face. Many house names change with the residents, but other names are founded...

Independence gained off campus

Independence gained off campus

Molly Emmett

November 17, 2011

The priority of any institution for higher education is to endow knowledge and to allow students to explore intellectual interests. Yet at a college like Whitman, with few commuting students, there are other needs that must be met: food and shelter. According to the Whitman Financial Aid webpage,...

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