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Whitman Wonderland: Students learn, grow over winter break

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer

January 26, 2017

Over winter break Whitman activity is at a standstill, the campus eerily empty and waiting to reconvene with the Whitties that inhabit it. Starting in early January, students start trickling back in and restore some energy to the usually active campus. A few main events that occur in the interim between ...

Resident Assistant Training

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

December 7, 2016

A lot is expected of Resident Assistants (RAs) at Whitman. They are confidants, leaders, and enforcers to their residents. To cope with these various pressures, the Residence Life office holds a ten-day training prior to each semester for RAs as they prepare to join their new sections. RA training aims to achi...

Money a secondary concern when applying to be an RA

Money a secondary concern when applying to be an RA

Rose Woodbury

November 10, 2011

Resident Assistants get free room and board, but most students don't seem to be applying for the position primarily for the financial benefits. This year, 75 students applied to be RAs, a higher number than the usual 60-65 applicants. Yet despite the correlation between the high number of RA applicant...

‘Lady RA RA’ brings excitement to RA applications

Molly Johanson

October 14, 2010

"RA RA Res-Life!"  This year's posters advertising resident assistant applications for 2011, which are due Friday, Oct. 15, are particularly eye-catching. "It was one of those 'aha!' moments," said Anjuli Martin '09, Resident Director of Prentiss Hall, who was involved in the RA advertising campaign ...

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