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Missing the Sun: Change of Season Affects Student Health and Well-being

Claire Ommen, Features Writer

December 3, 2015

As the semester nears its end, the general health of the Whitman campus is nearing its low-point for the year. Factors such as stress, season, weather and sleep patterns, are all reaching their peak affect upon students.

Whitman a cappella groups join forces for charity

Credit: Catie Bergman


October 27, 2011

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Whitman's three a cappella groups united to fill Cordiner with the wonders of the human voice. The all-female Sirens of Swank joined the co-ed group Schwa, the all-male Testostertones and senior slam poet Dujie Tahat in a charity concert, organized by the Student Health Advisory...

Student Health Advisory Council, Red Cross to offer Whitman students First Aid certification

Zoe Kunkel-Patterson '12 signs up for a first aid certification clinic with SHAC President Thomas Siegert '12. The class, offered by the Red Cross, takes place Saturday, Nov. 14. Credit: Van Neste

Liz Forsyth

November 9, 2009

Sophomores Fritz Siegert and Sofia Infante are on a mission. They want Whitman students to be prepared and willing to act when they see someone in a medical emergency. "At a party if someone collapses, a doctor or a nurse won't be there, but a student will," explained Siegert, president of...

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