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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Madi Welch.

Let ’em fly: Helicopter parents and college students

Zoe Schacter-Brodie, Feature editor April 7, 2022

My first semester of college, a friend of mine woke up at 7:30 a.m. each morning to Carole King’s “Where You Lead” (the Gilmore Girls theme song). It was her roommate’s mother calling, making...

Illustration by Nick Rogers.

Duckling Do’s and Don’ts

Conor Bartol, Proud Time-Traveler since 2045 April 22, 2021

Spring has sprung and the ducklings have hatched! As we welcome a new generation of the most important creatures on campus, remember some simple rules for what to do, and what not to do, with our new...

Photo contributed by Scott Elliot.

Out of balance together: Faculty juggle teaching and parenting

Abby Main, Staff Reporter October 8, 2020

When asked how she is balancing teaching with parenting young kids, Associate Professor of English Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel’s response was simple: “There is no balance.”  “As I type this email,...

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