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What Scramble Did You Go On?

Gavin Victor, Columnist

September 23, 2019

Here at Whitman, everybody gets asked this question, especially during their first year. Pre-orientation “Immersion” trips are social kickstarters to many Whitman students, and Scrambles are one of these. Unfortunately, while the Scramble program helps some students, it can be detrimental to many o...

Hard-Boiled Scramble Divisions Fry Campus Tensions

Hard-Boiled Scramble Divisions Fry Campus Tensions

Clara Wheeler, Scramble Leader #20

August 25, 2017

As first-years flood onto campus to bless us with their presence, a clear segregation arises. Nobody likes to talk about it, few acknowledge it, but it returns, year after year. I speak, of course, about the Scrambler/Non-Scrambler divide. Scramblers saunter around campus in packs of social security, co...

Paralympic athlete in training incorporates athletics into college life

Paralympic athlete in training incorporates athletics into college life

Molly Johanson

March 1, 2012

For sophomore MiKayla Briere, taking two weeks off of school in January to attend the International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup is just a step towards ambitious long-term athletic goals. "I've gained a lot of desire to push myself harder athletically. We really could be looking at a 2014 Paralympic goal for me, so I think I have a lot of motivation and drive to...

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