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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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Senior Art Majors Prepare for Exhibition in the Sheehan Gallery

Isabel Mathy, Campus Life Reporter April 11, 2024

Sheehan Gallery will be bursting with senior art of all styles and forms beginning April 19 for the Senior Thesis Art Exhibition. All the senior art majors' senior projects will be on display, full...

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

“Robbed Women” calls attention to human trafficking and exploitation

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, students and faculty gathered in the Freimann Studio for a staged reading of “Robbed Women,” a new one-act play by senior Sylvia Adome. Adome, an international student from...

Photo by Jake Lee.

One-on-one with Dragtastica organizer Lukas Zmuidzinas or “Princess Crow”

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter April 14, 2022

Dragtastica is a popular annual on-campus event featuring a drag competition. The show consists of dancing, singing and comedy. A number of students participated in the event, with all performers winning...

Illustration by Madeleine Stolp.

Auntie Lee’s last minute thesis tools

Lee Thomas, Academic Genius April 14, 2022

Auntie – Please, dear God, help us. I gotta turn in my thesis draft soon, and my boyfriend just received some soul crushing feedback. Too much feedback. Please tell me you've got some thesis advice...

Illustration by Paloma Link.

Senior Psychology major kidnaps underclassmen for thesis study

Lee Thomas, I don't know who I am April 1, 2022

Whitman senior Jackson Harding is on academic and legal probation following the kidnapping of nineteen Jewett residents and eleven Stanton students. The week before spring break, his pleas for participation...

Photo by Michael Lans.

“Still Life” exhibition in Sheehan Gallery displays senior art thesis work

Leo Polk, A&E Reporter April 29, 2021

  Whitman's senior art majors have worked tirelessly to create a physical exhibition of their thesis projects at the Sheehan Gallery. The finished exhibition, titled “Still Life,” opened...

Illustration by Hannah Paul

Writing theses as varsity athletes

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Senior year at Whitman is both a celebratory and stressful time for students, especially as they go through crafting theses and preparing for major exams. As a senior capstone project, the thesis is...

Senior Thesis: Research Bringing Students Around the World

Alex Brockman, Feature Editor March 7, 2019

Genevive Foster: Rethinking the Hawaiian Luau Genevieve Foster, a senior Anthropology major, is using her personal experience of growing up in Hawaii and her love for creative non-fiction in her thesis...

Op-Ed: Suggestions for Improving the Sexual Assault Survivor’s Experience at Whitman College

Emily Volpert, Whitman College Senior April 30, 2017

At Whitman, the number of reports of sexual assault has consistently increased over the last five years. While reports of sexual assault on campus are steadily increasing, far fewer assaults are investigated...

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Emily Lin-Jones May 15, 2014
Many Whitman seniors conducted year-long thesis research as part of their major's graduation requirements. The Pioneer sat down with three members of the graduating class to discuss their projects, the scope of their research and results.
Localizing the Shutdown

Localizing the Shutdown

Dylan Tull October 10, 2013
Entering into the tenth day of the government shutdown, the impact is felt throughout the Whitman community. Seniors' thesis research has come to a halt, the Outdoor Program has encountered numerous problems with closed federal land, and a variety of financial issues affect students.
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