Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Shasta Sholes.

Email leak reveals surprise candidate for Whitman’s new president

Ben Kearney, Checking my Emails constantly came in clutch November 18, 2021

An email leak from the Presidential Search Committee has accidentally revealed a surprise candidate in the race for Whitman's new president. While prospective applicants' identities were supposed to remain...

An idol of competence: ASWC successfully curbs voter fraud

Cade Schott, journalist and literally the current ASWC Oversight Chair April 22, 2021

The results of ASWC’s 2021-22 Presidential election were released last week. Thanks to the work of this year’s Oversight Chair (who humbly chose to be unnamed) it was totally free of fraudulent voting;...

Illustration by Hannah Paul.

Whitman Virginity Club gains new members

Rachel Husband, @stoops April 15, 2021

The Whitman Virginity Club has reported a 69% increase in membership over this past semester. Many feared that the prestigious institution at Whitman would crumble due to the previous club leader’s resignation,...

Adidas customers burning merchandise after latest scandal

CJ Fritz, Three Corns Stacked in a Trenchcoat September 28, 2018

Last week, Adidas CEO Trent Whitestick was embroiled in controversy after announcing that he prefers wearing boxers instead of briefs. After catching wind of the shocking scandal, many Americans took...

Venmo in Trouble After Latest Scandal

Rebecca Gluck, Poodle Dyer April 13, 2017

Venmo, the popular app that lets people transfer money to others for quick and easy payments, has recently landed itself in some hot water. After being investigated for involvement in black market exchanges,...

Movie Drinking Games

Nathan Fisher October 3, 2014

Last Thursday, I was curling up on my couch with a nice glass of wine getting ready to start my Shonda Rhimes night with "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" when it dawned on me that hey, I'm drinking a glass...

Illustration by Emily Jones

ASWC President Sex Tape Scandal

Evelyn Levine February 27, 2013
This past week, a sex tape of Associated Students of Whitman College President junior Beemon Shethmoozian surfaced. The video of the ASWC president, a plate of kale, a giant stuffed teddy bear and multiple members of the Whitman Events Board in what is presumably an empty Town Hall meeting has spread across campus like wildfire.
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