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Local Beer Die prodigy awarded first ever athletic scholarship

Sam Huston, Prefers rage cage March 11, 2021

Whitman College has awarded its first ever purely athletic scholarship to a most unlikely recipient. Sixteen-year-old DeSales High School junior, Timmy Briews, Whitman class of 2026, has been offered a...

Schmitz to Write History of Whitman

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter November 13, 2017

Professor David Schmitz, the Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History, will soon begin writing the third volume of the History of Whitman College.  The book’s last volume was published in 2000 and covered...

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Dunnivant Releases New Book

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor April 6, 2017

This March, Whitman chemistry professor Frank Dunnivant published a book on success stories in the environmental movement since the 1970s. It is the most recent book published by a Whitman faculty member,...

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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...

Financial aid office urges students to contact legislators, fight proposed Pell Grant cuts

Dylan Tull November 10, 2011

Students understand the necessity of financial aid: without it, many brilliant and hard-working students would not be able to attend Whitman. So what happens when certain government financial aid is cut...

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