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Despite the Stress, Seniors Endure Exams Regardless of Future Path

Audrey Kelly

February 5, 2015

If one is to leave Whitman College to be a salmon fisher, why write an extensive thesis utilizing current theory to analyze sociological phenomena? It is not unheard of for Whitman students to go from being grilled by a panel of experts in the field of geology in April to foaming milk for the perfect...

Faculty Members Pursue Creative Projects

Faculty Members Pursue Creative Projects

Ritti Singh

September 19, 2013

When they're not teaching classes, a number of Whitman College faculty members work on their own creative projects. Balancing the roles of teacher and artist can be quite the challenge. Novelist and Associate Professor of English Scott Elliott finds that he is able to do most of his writing in the summer and wh...

English Professor’s Latest Novel Inspired by Love of Pacific Northwest

English Professor’s Latest Novel Inspired by Love of Pacific Northwest

River Sterne

September 19, 2013

A "lifelong love affair with the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state" was the inspiration behind English Professor Scott Elliott's new novel "Temple Grove." Set in the Olympic National Park on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, "Temple Grove" follows a young native man and his struggle to protect the...

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