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Writing theses as varsity athletes

Illustration by Hannah Paul

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 a time-consuming undertaking, especially for varsity athletes who don’t have a lot of free time in...

Style Spotlight: Maeve Sloan

Photo by Missy Gerlach

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Lipstick, platform boots, bangs and a noticeable lack of colored clothing are a big part of Maeve's eclectic, region-inspired style.

Senior artists prepare theses

Ali Holmes. Photo by Marra Clay.

April 21, 2016

The senior art majors’ individual art projects will be presented in Sheehan Gallery starting on April 22, to be seen by the public and critiqued by the art department.

Whitman Hosts Film Festival Branch

(Left to right) Emma casley, Noelle butler, Meg Logue and John Lee. Photo contributed by Jonh Lee.

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor

October 15, 2015

This year is the first that The Tri-Cities International Film Festival (TRIFI) has screened a branch at Whitman.

Seniors install final pieces

Shaw working on her final piece. Photo contributed by Maddison Coons.

Hannah Bartman

April 23, 2015

As another academic year comes to a close, seniors throughout all disciplines have worked hard to provide a capstone to their Whitman experience in the form of a thesis. All 14 senior art majors have a unique task in that they must create a whole series of work that will be open to the public in the...

Death becomes them: Senior theatre majors take final bow

Geoffrey Leach

March 5, 2015

"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" opens on March 5 in the Harper Joy Theatre. The two leading roles will be played by seniors Emily Krause and Tory Davidson. Krause will be playing Rosencrantz and Davidson will be playing Guildenstern. As part of the theatre major senior project, they each have...

Seniors showcase skills in “Top Girls”

Senior theater majors prepare for their performance in Top Girls. Front row, from left: Kathryn Bogley '15, Annie Szeliski '15. Back row, from left: Sarah Ann Wollett '15, Caroline Rensel '15. Photo by Halley McCormick.

Daniel Kim

October 23, 2014

  From Oct. 23-26, four senior theatre majors will showcase their senior projects in the production "Top Girls." Sarah Ann Wollet, Caroline Rensel and Kathryn Bogley have been researching their roles and the play, while senior Anne Szeliski has been preparing as stage manager. Along with ...

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Nathan Fisher

September 11, 2014

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. For the past three years at Whitman (I feel old), I have used my weekly trip to the movie theater to keep me sane. This semester, with my film thesis, oral exams and math written exams looming, the movie industry better offer some high-octane escapisms to keep me fr...

Memories (Slightly Worn) For Sale

Melina Hughes

May 8, 2014

I can't believe it is time: time to graduate, time to move on, time to spread my wings and fly. These past four years have gone by in the blink of an eye. From the cardboard box forts of freshman year to the drunken nights lying on the floor of a grungy off-campus house, every single memory has been...

Senior Duck Not Likely to Receive Diploma

Senior Duck Not Likely to Receive Diploma

Molly Johanson

April 3, 2014

Spring is a time of excitement and renewal. Flowers bloom, people begin ordering their lattes iced and Whitman seniors begin turning their pale faces and screen-strained eyes toward the shining sun of graduation. As many seniors excitedly await leaving Whitman and migrating into the future, one student isn'...

Senior Profiles: Post-Graduate Plans

Julia Bowman '12

Maegan Nelson

May 13, 2013

Lisa Beneman "After graduation, I am immediately heading out on the U.S.-Mexico border trip with [Associate Professor of Politics] Aaron Bobrow-Strain and 10 other awesome Whitman students. It is an amazing program that I am excited to be a part of and learn from. After the trip I am moving to Siena, Italy for the summer to work at Tenuta di Spannocchia, a divers...

Senior women close out collegiate soccer careers

Tyler Hurlburt

November 11, 2010

The Whitman College women's soccer season came to a close on Friday, Nov. 5th with a 2-2 draw against Lewis and Clark College. The team went 4-10-2 against conference opponents, ending in seventh place. But for two players, the match meant not only the end of season, but the closing of their Whit...

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