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Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Sam Grainger-Shuba

October 31, 2013

It's that time of the year again: The boys are back in town, and eight contestants are eager to take the stage to become the one, the only, Mr. Whitman. Nov. 1 marks the annual Mr. Whitman Pageant, hosted by the Kappa Kappa Gamma women's fraternity. For the past nine years, Kappa has organized the male beauty pagean...

Senior Leads Annual Drive for Letters of Gratitude

Emily Lin-Jones

November 15, 2012

Senior Lea Baker wrote a letter to her boyfriend going through U.S. Army basic training every day of her freshman year. When he couldn't receive mail, she wrote to other soldiers deployed overseas––and enlisted fellow Whitman students to help. "The first year I did Letters of Gratitude it was...

Donating to Senior Fund offers ideal way to give back to Whitman

April 12, 2012

This column was contributed by senior Alyssa Breetwor Philanthropy is the conscious effort made to financially support a cause about which one is truly passionate. It is a way of saying thank you and of giving back, and is, importantly, extremely personal. There are plenty of deserving causes, and as i...

Holding out for a hero: Mr. Whitman pageant raises funds for Hondurans

Holding out for a hero: Mr. Whitman pageant raises funds for Hondurans

Lea Negrin

October 29, 2009

The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority has long been awaiting the draw of the red curtain in Cordiner Hall this Friday, Oct. 30, for their eighth annual Mr. Whitman pageant. A fundraiser for a chosen non-profit organization, the event brings eight male contestants to compete in formal attire, swim wear, talent and que...

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