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Walla Walla Rollergirls are Family, Badasses

Alissa Antilla September 29, 2016

While many people express affection through hugs, the Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls show affinity for one another by smashing into each other. Members of this all-women roller derby team, gain sisters...

Gordy uses Olin Halls loading dock to perform a trick. Photo by Marra Clay.

The blues candle: Whitman skaters find new ways to express themselves

Allie Donahue April 9, 2015

On a sunny Friday in March, seniors Zach Gordy and Tom Shellum were shredding curbs outside of North Hall. Gordy caught some air and then swung a wide curve into the street. "Car, car..." Shellum said,...

Skateboarding and Longboarding on and Around Campus

Skateboarding and Longboarding on and Around Campus

Cole Anderson May 2, 2013

Even though alternative transportation is rampant on Whitman's small campus, only a handful of Whitman students skateboard. Whether longboarding to class or skating for leisure, those who own boards on...

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