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

Christopher Reimann, Whitman College Junior

April 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION

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, and residential college. Whitman offers an ideal setting for rigorous learning and scholarship and encou...

For the Love of Learning

January 28, 2016


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

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


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

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?

Women’s soccer shoots for tops in NW Conference

Women’s soccer shoots for tops in NW Conference

Cole Anderson

October 9, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

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 soccer team and new Head Women's Soccer Coach Laura Williamson wanted to avoid. Off to a 4-1-2 start...

Low-Income Students Feel Graduation Blues

Low-Income Students Feel Graduation Blues

Alisha Agard

May 1, 2014


Filed under OPINION

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 will be w...

Sherman Victim of Gender Normativity in Media

Sherman Victim of Gender Normativity in Media

Alisha Agard

February 27, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Highlight

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 Francisco 49ers that sent the...

Mr. Whitman profits using gender

Shelly Le

October 27, 2011


Filed under NEWS

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: four independent men and one representative from each Whitman fraternity: to compete for the title...

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