Whitman Wire

Yee: It’s spreading and it’s spreading fast

Annelise Ellingboe, Darth Vader Ginsberg

October 9, 2019

The Health Center is on red alert this week after patient patterns revealed the spread of a condition that is knocking out an alarming number of Whitman men. The epidemic, currently nameless but unofficially called “YeeYeeism,” has ripped through Whitman campus, rendering affected young men unable to re...

Dear Mom

Mom, Advice Columnist

September 29, 2016

Dear Mom, Last weekend, I hooked up with someone from my Encounters class at the 80s dance. It was really chill, but now I think I have feelings for them. I’m trying to play it cool, since I’m worried they’re not into it—they don’t sit by me in class any more, and it’s been pretty awkward...

Challenging Whitman’s Culture of Happiness

September 17, 2015

It’s understandable if you don’t want other people to see your weakness, but you should be comfortable venting about anything you want.

Bring tissues for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’

Bring tissues for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’

Nathan Fisher

February 2, 2012

Friday night I wanted to see a movie that would make me laugh and forget about the looming work of the new semester. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" was not that movie: it was horribly sad . . . but still worth seeing. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" begins with the funeral of Thomas Schell ...

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