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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Helios Santoro

Contradictions and Climate: Patagonia’s Philanthropic Restructuring

Anna Wellborn, Science & Environment Writer February 29, 2024

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect Patagonia's current relationship with the U.S. military and Lost Arrow's separation. On Sept. 14, 2022, Patagonia publicly declared that “Earth...

Photo courtesy of Silas Morgan.

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Serena Runyan September 11, 2014
As the three of these gap-year students now settle into life at Whitman, they are all shaped by their experiences in the last 12 months. “It’s pretty easy for me to settle in a new place,” said Popenoe. “I’m not really dealing with the homesickness part that a lot of people are.”
Whitman Athletes Take Style Seriously

Whitman Athletes Take Style Seriously

Marah Alindogan October 10, 2013
While most Whitman students dress in flannels, Birkenstocks, and Patagonia jackets, Whitman athletes can be found proudly wearing other symbols of athletic wear.
Illustration: Alex Bailey

Actively appreciating outdoors means more than owning gear

nathanord April 26, 2012
Too often, being outdoorsy at Whitman isn’t really about doing outdoorsy things. We need to take advantage of this sun and just get outside.


kathynguyen August 28, 2011

Let me tell you all the things I've done for the past three weeks: I have started classes. I turned in my first assignment (and had it returned with the professor saying I write well. I would like...

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