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Drinks for your Major

Sam Jacobson and Grace Little, Columnists

May 12, 2017


Filed under Circuit

Chemistry: Moonshine ‘cause you all can make it yourselves. Biology:  Bloody Mary because it's like your organisms. It’s got blood and vegetables.   Astronomy: Galaxy Cocktail. I’ve heard that one of these will knock you out of this world, and if you have two, you might even level up to an ...

Vending machines provide convenience and controversy

Vending machines provide convenience and controversy

Sam Jacobson

December 4, 2014


Filed under NEWS

The first vending machine was created over 2,000 years ago by the Greek mathematician Hero, who also invented the syringe. On Whitman's campus, vending machines have been around for fewer than 50 years. These days, instead of dispensing holy water in Egyptian temples, vending machines are designed to...

Registrar’s office seeks to improve pre-registration

Registrar’s office seeks to improve pre-registration

Sam Jacobson

November 13, 2014


Filed under NEWS

For students at Whitman, registration often means navigating the tricky business of choosing between classes, attempting to gain consent from professors and in some cases coping with less than ideal registration times. With the goal of bringing order and equity to this sometimes crazy process, the Registrar's...

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