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Class of 2025 students reflect on first-year residence hall life

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter March 3, 2022

With a record number of students admitted this school year, Whitman has a total of five residence halls in use housing first-years. Now comes the time to ask the class of 2025 about dorm life and what...

North Hall finds new purpose

North Hall finds new purpose

Grace Jackson, News Reporter September 23, 2021

Since it was built in 1928, North Hall has gone from a hospital, to a dormitory, to a fire department training site, to a quarantine space, and finally back to a residence hall. North Hall was closed...

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Tuition, room and board: Student refunds?

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter April 19, 2020

Whitman College's move to online distance-learning has prompted many students to return home and compromised planned coursework. The way that the college is operating this semester has raised questions...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Last North Hall “Haunted Hospital” Goes Out With a Scream

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter October 29, 2017

On October 28, North Hall hosted the final annual “Haunted Hospital” to bring in the Halloween weekend. This year’s event was particularly bittersweet for students, staff and community members...

Home Sweet Dorm

Megan Hearst and Emma Cooper, A&E Staff Writers February 25, 2016
Underclassmen share how they creatively decorate their rooms in interest houses and residence halls.
Credit: Cornelius

Dorms grant increased access to Whitman students

Eric Nickeson-Mendheim November 18, 2009

Whitman plans to grant swipe access to students living on campus for all residence halls that have key card readers, effective next semester. This includes Jewett, Douglas and Anderson Halls. "I'm...

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