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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Finding passion through debate

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter October 27, 2022

The Whitman Debate and Forensics team has hit their stride with recent success in tournaments. These successes include second place in the debate sweepstakes at their most recent tournament in Portland,...

I’m stressed and don’t always have my life together. And that’s ok.

Scout Hutchinson, Opinion Editor April 7, 2022

As my last semester at Whitman comes to an end, I can’t help but think about all of the amazing memories and experiences that I have had here. The people I have met will be a part of my life forever,...

Op-Ed: Succeed, A Critical Analysis of the Whitman College Mission Statement

Christopher Reimann, Whitman College Junior April 3, 2017

The Whitman College Mission Statement reads: Whitman College is committed to providing an excellent, well-rounded liberal arts and science undergraduate education. It is an independent, nonsectarian,...

For the Love of Learning

January 28, 2016
At some point along the road – I suspect in high school – I started going through the motions instead of actually feeling anything.

A Case for Being Lost

Alya Bohr, Columnist December 10, 2015
Instead of trying to force a plan over the undulating and unpredictable sea that is our lives, why don’t we dedicate ourselves to each little moment and let our lives unfold however they may?
Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Women’s soccer shoots for tops in NW Conference

Cole Anderson October 9, 2014

In any sport, a coaching change typically means a transitionary period in which the team and coach search for a new rhythm and work to become a unit. A rough start was precisely what the Whitman women's...

Low-Income Students Feel Graduation Blues

Low-Income Students Feel Graduation Blues

Alisha Agard May 1, 2014
Graduation is coming just around the corner and the senior friends I've watched write theses and study for oral exams will be walking across the stage and bidding farewell to the place they've studied for the last four years. All of the late nights, early mornings, stress and hard work has finally proven to be worth it when each graduate walks away with a degree in hand. The smiles and tears of happiness from family members and friends will fill the atmosphere with happiness and positivity for most, but not all on May 25.
Sherman Victim of Gender Normativity in Media

Sherman Victim of Gender Normativity in Media

Alisha Agard February 27, 2014
This NFL football season was an entertaining one. Full of rivals and surprising wins, it was cool to see some of the underdog teams step up to the plate. As a Seattleite, I was happy to see the success of the Seattle Seahawks and when they won the game against the San Fransico 49ers that sent them to the super bowl; I was thrilled. My happiness was short lived after seeing the way media painted Richard Sherman as a "thug" and was criticized for his post-game interview.

Mr. Whitman profits using gender

Shelly Le October 27, 2011

Steeped in tradition, Kappa Kappa Gamma's Mr. Whitman fundraiser has been one of the most popular philanthropy events on campus for over 10 years. Every year, Kappa Kappa Gamma chooses eight senior men:...

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