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Getting in Touch with my Other Heritage

Getting in Touch with my Other Heritage

Aleida Fernandez

March 12, 2014


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

Growing up I have always been identified - and truthfully, often have identified myself - as Cuban. I am one half Cuban from my dad's side, and from that half I inherited my outward appearance: olive skin, almond-shaped eyes, thick eyebrows, "Latina curves," loads of leg hair. I am also one half W...

Pac-12 Football Getting Too Good?

Dylan Snyder

December 5, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

It may sound counterintuitive, but a drop in competition regarding Pac-12 football may be the best thing to do in terms of the conference garnering national attention. Over the past three or four seasons, the same question has echoed throughout the college football landscape: Will University of Oregon...

Whitman Climber Granted Opportunity to Pursue Dreams

Whitman Climber Granted Opportunity to Pursue Dreams

Tristan Gavin

February 21, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Senior Matthew Morriss has done things in the past six months most Whitman students only dream of. Not only is he spending time climbing and skiing in some of the most remote and beautiful areas of the region, but he isn't paying to do it, either. By receiving grants from multiple outdoors organizations,...

Farming an Endowment: Whitman Landholdings Support Wind Turbines, Education

Farming an Endowment: Whitman Landholdings Support Wind Turbines, Education

Allison Work

November 26, 2012


Filed under Circuit, NEWS, News Highlight

The drive east along Highway 12 from the Tri-Cities back towards Walla Walla and the Whitman campus rarely fails to amaze me. At the left turn by Wallula Gap, I stare west at the vast expanse of land carved out by the ancient Missoula floods, captured by the exposed magnificence of the land in all its contours and forms and patterns. I've stopped many times on drives from Wallula Gap ...

Ellen Bishop pens field guide to Northwest geology

Molly Johanson

February 9, 2012


Filed under NEWS

"Every rock's got a story. [Geology is a] way of telling a story about the earth," said Visiting Assisting Professor of Environmental Studies and Geology Ellen Bishop. Bishop's upcoming book "Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Geology" will be published in 2013.  In it, Bishop intends to tell the stories and histories of the land surrounding Whitman. Bishop is ...

Dan Terrio appointed new Chief Information Officer

Dan Terrio appointed new Chief Information Officer

Karah Kemmerly

September 8, 2011


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

After a long and in-depth search process last spring, Dan Terrio has been appointed new Chief Information Officer at Whitman. He is the successor of previous CIO Keiko Pitter, who retired last year. Terrio has been working in the field of technology for more than 20 years, most recently as CIO of Lewis...

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