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Tuition, room and board: Student refunds?

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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 as to whether or not Whitman intends to refund room and board costs or a portion of student tuition...

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

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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 because it marked the end of a decade-long tradition. According to Mike White, Resident Director of...

Home Sweet Dorm

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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.

Dorms grant increased access to Whitman students

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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 really looking forward to being able to visit my friends without having to wait in the cold,...

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