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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Family Weekend Unveils Campus and Student Opportunities

Daniela Quiros Araya, Campus Life Reporter October 26, 2023

Family weekend took place Oct. 20-22, bringing campus alive with the hustle and bustle of guests from across the world. During this time, families had the opportunity to explore the campus and its resources,...

Wire Watch: Mar. 5-11

Wire Watch: Mar. 5-11

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor March 2, 2023

Kissing the Witch March 2-5, Harper Joy Theatre Written by acclaimed Irish author and playwright Emma Donoghue, and directed by Dr. Laura Hope, "Kissing the Witch" puts the fairy tales ingrained...

Photo by Sofia Del Fiol.

Around the world in one semester: OCS students return to campus

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter September 22, 2022

For many seniors, this semester marks the first term back after leaving campus for another country during the spring semester of last year. The OCS Welcome Back Bonanza, hosted on Sep. 13, acted as a space...

Illustration by Eleanor Amer.

Going abroad, going broke

Kainat Ansari, Opinion Columnist September 15, 2022

I can vividly picture the moment when I got accepted to Whitman. My excitement was at its peak because Whitman was one of the few colleges who gave me a generous scholarship. Like many other international...

FSR limits students to one semester abroad, $351,000 cut from annual Off-Campus Studies budget

Tejashree Jadhav, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

After the announcement of finalized cuts in the Financial Sustainability Review (FSR), the Off-Campus Studies (OCS) program finds itself amid some financial and structural changes. In an email sent...

Illustration by Elie Flanagan

Across the world and back again: Students return to Whitman

Malia Brooks and Eleanor Dudley February 6, 2020

The start of a new semester brings the return of Whitman faces both new and old, from places near and far. This spring, many students are returning from time away and abroad. As they transition back to...

Off Campus Studies Announces Two New Partner Programs

Off Campus Studies Announces Two New Partner Programs

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter November 3, 2016
Recently, two new study abroad programs were approved by the Off Campus Studies office. The two new programs will be a yearlong program in Munich, Germany and a semester computer science program in Budapest, Hungary. The addition of these two programs is part of a review process that the Office Campus Studies Office has recently been undertaking.

Movie Review: The Motorcycle Diaries

Megan Hearst March 10, 2016
Regardless of the viewer's political stance, The Motorcycle Diaries is a beautiful film to look at, and a perfect advertisement for the countries Guevara and Granado explore.

Hari-Hari Saya Di Bali: My Days in Bali

Maya Volk September 29, 2014

Salamat pagi! Saya sekarang di Jawa! Saya tiba di Jawa di senin dengan teman-teman saya dan guru-guru saya. Saya rindu Ibu dan rumah saya di Bali, tapi saya suka keluarga saya di Jawa juga. Saya punya...

Settled in Central Europe

Settled in Central Europe

Sarah Cornett September 23, 2014

After almost a month in Prague, I finally feel like I have a good handle on the city. Our first day of classes was yesterday- before that we had two weeks of an intensive Czech language course and a week...

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Maya Volk September 15, 2014

Note: This post was written a few days ago, but with finicky internet it's only getting posted now. My apologies! Hello readers! After being in Bali for a week, I have so much to write about! Each morning...

The Most Popular Game in China

Rachel Palfini May 15, 2014

I'm about to let you all in on a little secret. It's…how to play the most popular game in China! Now, there really is no name to this game, although I presume nicknames have popped up all over China....

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