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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Being a NARP around ARPs

Meghan Kearney, board-certified NARP November 9, 2023

My evenings typically begin with my daily trek across Ankeny towards Cleve. The sun is setting, the ducks are quacking and unbeknownst to me, a frisbee comes hurling towards my head with a sweaty player...

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‘Title IX Tuesday’: a celebration of women in Whitman Athletics

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter February 2, 2023

Whitman Athletics has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX by using Instagram to spotlight accomplishments of women's sports teams and student athletes throughout the history of the college. Lindsey...

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Women’s soccer undefeated in opening games

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter September 15, 2022

Whitman's women’s soccer team has opened their season with a bang after achieving a quick succession of wins. The first victory was at home on Sept. 4 with a 2-0 win against Doane University. Junior...

SSRA courses take on new forms and topics

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter October 8, 2020

This semester of SSRA courses has adopted a number of structural changes. This temporary makeover has presented an opportunity to integrate the topics of intergroup dialogue, sports and social justice. This...

A Round of Applause: Threat to Decency or Deserved Reaction?

Alden Glass, Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

In mid-April, Barcelona’s Brazilian superstar, Neymar, was suspended for three La Liga matches for sarcastically applauding the fourth official while walking off the field after his second yellow card...

Cohesive Competition: Noon Soccer Group Unites Community

Cohesive Competition: Noon Soccer Group Unites Community

Jesse Sindelar, Staff Reporter March 2, 2017

Whitman is privileged to have first-class athletic facilities for anyone who would like to use them, including the Multi-Purpose (MP) Gym in Sherwood Center. While many groups from Whitman and the Walla...

Hanging Up the Boots: Quitting Varsity Soccer

Gareth Jones, Guest Writer February 23, 2017

After one season with the men’s varsity soccer team, I decided to quit. The winter break that followed my chaotic first semester gave me some space for quiet introspection, during which I reached the...

The Rise of Soccer in America: MLS Playoffs Heating Up

The Rise of Soccer in America: MLS Playoffs Heating Up

Arie Knops, Sports Reporter November 10, 2016

The 2016 Major League Soccer (MLS) season is coming to a close and its popularity has never been higher. The 2016 season had 25.7 million gross viewership, an eight percent increase from the 2015 season....

Crowning a Champion: Playoffs or a Table?

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Writer September 29, 2016

Competitive sports are, by nature, competitive. Their success and excitement depends on having a winner–this is hardly up for debate. But how that winner is decided varies between sports and between...

Intramural Sports Kicks Off Another Year

Arie Knops, Sports Writer September 22, 2016

Now that the 2016-2017 academic year has begun, another season of intramural sports is finally underway. The driving force behind the IM calendar is the IM committee, a group of consisting of two representatives...

What’s the Most Athletic Position in Sports?

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor February 11, 2016

MBeing an athlete requires so many things; a combination of hand-eye coordination, speed and strength are just a few things which earn one the title of athlete. Everyone at the professional level is most...

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Whitman athletics: a fall in review, strong spring to come

December 7, 2015

Whitman Athletics got off to a strong start to the 2015-16 season as seven teams played their fall seasons. Even before the season there was excitement, as the soccer teams got to play with the members...

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