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OCS finally commits murder to get a student to go abroad

Illustration by Abby Takahashi
February 28, 2019

Whitman College was hit with another scandal Wednesday as Off-Campus Studies Director Theresa F. Uckoff was arrested for murder in the first degree. According to authorities, Uckoff had pieces of Whitman...

Life After Whitman; Whitties in Walla Walla

September 24, 2018

Graduation day, for many Whitman students, is not the end of living and working in Walla Walla or at Whitman. Every year some alumni stay in, or return to, Walla Walla. “When my class graduated people...

Dear Mom: Off-Campus and Ostracized

March 9, 2017

Dear Mom, I’m a senior who lives off campus. What’s with all this talk about seniors not contributing to or not having a sense of the Whitman community? I think that’s BS. I’ve seen it, I’ve...

Bratislava, Classes, the City, and Whitman

October 5, 2014

It's been almost a month here in Prague- I apologize for the sporadic updates, but now that we have finished our first week of real class I am finally feeling settled. Contrary to the plans of most of...

Bali or Bust!

August 30, 2014

Greetings blog readers! My name is Maya and I've volunteered to document my adventures as I study abroad in Indonesia (specifically on Bali) this fall semester. I am a rising junior studying sociology...

Hello from Sacramento!

August 28, 2014

Hello to all who have  found themselves on my study abroad blog- one of thousands covering a semester spent in a large European city, I'm sure! I told myself I wouldn't give in to the blog ‘hype,'...

Issue 2: Voices of the Community

Issue 2: Voices of the Community
September 16, 2013

What is your favorite place to go off campus?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on where they like to go off-campus.

Off-campus students weigh options to cooking healthy meals on budget

Johnny Zimmerman '11 (left), Curtis Reid '10 (center) and Ali Schlueter '11 (right) prepare curry and enchiladas in their off-campus homes.  Photo by Brandon Fennell
February 17, 2011

For two years, Whitman students have access to prepared healthy food options at least three times a day via Bon Appétit meal plans. But what do students do after those first two years of obligatory responsible...

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