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Unconditional Love: How Pets are Shaping the Student Experience

Unconditional Love: How Pets are Shaping the Student Experience

Claire Reichle and Sophie Liebsohn

September 24, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Ask many students what they miss most about being away from home, and they will tell you their pets. Dogs, cats, lizards, horses and chickens are just a few of the creatures that students leave behind as they transition back into life as college students. However, there is a smaller group of who have...

Whitman Pets Petition for ASWC Recognition

Megumi Rierson, Humor Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Humor

Whitman has seen an unprecedented uptick in pet ownership in the past year as more students become convinced of their ability to care for another life just a few short years out from puking in the Jewett toilets. More than just a mode of coming to a sense of responsibility and ownership, Whitman pets provide an a...

Pets Provide Companionship for Off-Campus Housers

Pets Provide Companionship for Off-Campus Housers

Serena Runyan

October 17, 2013


Filed under FEATURE

Senior Stefani Paladino always knew she wanted a dog and finally got her part German Shepherd mix, Abby, when she moved off-campus last September. For Paladino, there isn't really a "hard" part to owning an animal in college. "When I first got her, there was an adjustment period for both of us, but once...

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