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Whitman Wire

Whitman Welcomes the Awesomely Cool Class of 2020!

Austin Biehl, staff writer April 1, 2016

In the class of 2020, Whitman has once again attracted a homogenous group of down-to-earth, unpretentious, fun-loving, granola-chewing, Birkenstock-wearing, apathetic, White kids. Throughout high school,...

Pio Past: Cookie Lady turns chips into dough

November 12, 2015
Pio Past: A 1991 article discusses Paula Bemrose, the "Cookie Lady".

Profile: Lauren Hauck

Serena Runyan December 4, 2014

Senior Lauren Hauck is a History and Art History double major. She's been involved with debate at Whitman since her first year when she learned parliamentary debate, and she became a policy debater her...

Tommys Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Tommy’s Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Aleida Fernandez December 9, 2013

When I first walk into Tommy's Dutch Lunch, a small greasy spoon down W. Pine St., it's immediately obvious that the restaurant is a place full of stories. The decor is straight out of the 1970s and...

Photo by Rachael Barton

Junior Principle Player Exudes Passion for Violin

Emma Dahl November 21, 2013

Junior Ryan Jacobsen, the concertmaster of the Whitman College Orchestra, has been playing violin since he was five. Music and violin performance are his passions, and there is nothing else he'd rather...

Catharsis On and Off the Stage: Tyler Schuh Talks About the One Act Play Festival

Catharsis On and Off the Stage: Tyler Schuh Talks About the One Act Play Festival

Emma Dahl February 7, 2013

Sitting on the couches upstairs in the Reid Campus Center, first-year Tyler Schuh discusses his experience writing for Whitman's One Act Play Festival. Unlike most of the others who submitted plays, Schuh...

Profile: Kayla Sua ’13

Pamela London November 29, 2012

Tackling opponents, pushing through scrums and running through the mud on Ankeny Field, senior Kayla Sua looks like any other hard-nosed rugby player. But underneath that exterior, this Motherrucker is...

High School Athlete Profile: Cheyenne Schoen, DeSales Swimmer

Halley McCormick November 26, 2012

DeSales High School senior Cheyenne Schoen talks swimming and future ambitions with charming confidence and a bright smile. With just four years of competitive swimming under her belt, Schoen has excelled...

Behind the Scenes with Shooting Simone

Serena Runyan November 7, 2012

This Wednesday, the student-directed production of Lynne Kaufman's play Shooting Simone will open on Whitman campus. This comedy, set in 20th century Paris, deals with love, love affairs, feminism, and...

Credit: David Jacobson

Profile: Assistant Soccer Coach Brett Axelrod ’09

Sarah Debs November 17, 2011

Class: 2009 Current Position: Assistant Soccer Coach Sitting comfortably on a leather couch in Reid, Axelrod wears a grey Whitman College Varsity Soccer sweatshirt and appears refreshed, having just...

Credit: Chaoyu Li

Profile: Katie DeCramer ’12

Pamela London October 13, 2011

Profile: Katie DeCramer Class: Senior Major: Politics with Spanish minor Hometown: Mendota Heights, Minn. "You would think she was beaten, but really she's a badass."  - football teammate...

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Theatre major looks forward to range of career opportunities

Taneeka Hansen May 16, 2011

Senior theatre major Devin Petersen has explored many avenues while at Whitman, both inside and outside of the theatre. He started out on track for an economics major, an interest he discovered his first...

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