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A birds eye view of Copenhagen from the Round Tower.

Getting in Touch with my Other Heritage

Aleida Fernandez March 12, 2014

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...

Pac-12 Football Getting Too Good?

Dylan Snyder December 5, 2013

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,...

Matthew Morris.  Photos contributed by Morriss, this photo courtesy of Nathan Liechty.

Whitman Climber Granted Opportunity to Pursue Dreams

Tristan Gavin February 21, 2013

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...

Photo by Halley McCormick.

Farming an Endowment: Whitman Landholdings Support Wind Turbines, Education

Allison Work November 26, 2012

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...

Ellen Bishop pens field guide to Northwest geology

Molly Johanson February 9, 2012

"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...

Credit: Faith Bernstein

Dan Terrio appointed new Chief Information Officer

Karah Kemmerly September 8, 2011

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...

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