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My CRAZY parents!

Maude Lustig, Headstrong Foolish Child

April 25, 2020

Oh, how the mighty (me) have fallen. I’m back home in my shitty little baby bedroom surrounded by my Anglophile paraphernalia (One Direction posters and a random print that says, "London"). But worst of all I’m stuck with my lame parents, AKA My Little Monsters AKA Momster and Dadster. If I thoug...

Voices of the Community // Issue 1

Julio Escarce, Sophomore

Samarah Uribe, Photographer

January 26, 2017

Photographer Samarah Uribe asks members of the community, "What's one surprising thing you learned about your parents over break?"

Whitman Parents Marvel at Matured Offspring

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash

Clara Wheeler, Humor Writer

December 1, 2016

Recently, Whitman College won itself a ringing endorsement from parents of students who have come back home for Thanksgiving break as scholars and adults. One parent in particular, Vanessa Wallers, reported that her son Jack spent a large amount of the break curled up on the couch reading Plato’s “...

Whitman faculty teach, parent college-aged young adults

Audrey Davis

October 19, 2012

Beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, Family Weekend will commence, uniting Whitman students with their parents for the next three days. Many Whitman staff members can relate to the visiting parents, as their own children are also in college and going through the same things. Barbara Hoffman, assistant...

Parents’ gifts crucial to growth

Parents' gifts crucial to growth

Hannah Aguirre-Clayshulte

October 18, 2012

Parents might not be immediately present while students are at college; however, parents are still more involved in the lives of students than sending care packages and paying tuition. Parents supply the momentum to keep the college striving for new heights. Maintaining a strong relationship with parent...

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