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SSRA instructors plan for safe spring semester return

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.
November 25, 2020

Some Sports Studies, Recreation and Athletics (SSRA) courses are scheduled to be taught in-person next semester. However, what ‘in-person’ might look like varies greatly from class to class and professor...

Student-athletes plan return to campus in three waves

Illustration by Hayden Cooper.
November 19, 2020

Whitman athletes have been busy making plans for the spring semester. Many must return before their peers. Currently, the college plans to return student-athletes to campus in three waves, otherwise...

Athletic trainers assess heightened risk of injuries ahead of new semester

November 19, 2020

Whitman’s athletic trainers have been preparing themselves for all fifteen varsity sports to resume their seasons in the spring, and have been anticipating a semester with more injuries than usual. Athletics...

Whitman College announces plans for in-person spring semester

October 30, 2020

In an email to the Whitman community on Friday, Oct. 30, President Kathy Murray announced that Whitman College plans to bring all students back to campus this spring. Classes will be a combination of in-person,...

First year students respond to living and learning pods plan

Illustration by Allyson Kim.
October 29, 2020

Overview In an email sent Oct. 9, Whitman College President Kathy Murray introduced the college’s plan in the event that all students are unable to return next semester for in-person learning. “In...

Whitman’s spring break cut in half

October 29, 2020

Whitman’s unique two week spring break is being shortened to one week. The college decided to shorten the break to limit student and faculty travel due to COVID-19 concerns. The full 2020-2021 school...

Whitman Athletics releases updated plans for spring semester return

October 29, 2020

As many athletes await more news regarding the status of their season in the spring, Director Kim Chandler issued an email to all varsity athletes about the plans for returning to campus. Provost and...

Admission Accepts Fewer Transfer Students This Spring

February 6, 2014

This spring, Whitman welcomed one first-time student and six transfers, a decrease from the 12 students admitted at the start of last spring. Though the number of admitted students in the spring may vary...

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