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Deep Summer

Deep Summer

Andrew Schwartz, Feature Editor

September 7, 2017

You know about the doldrums.

Near Totality on Ankeny

Near Totality on Ankeny

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief

August 26, 2017

On August 21st, Walla Walla caught a glimpse of what has become known as “The Great American Eclipse.”

Jacob Hashimoto’s Larger-Than-Life Artwork Descends Upon Whitman Campus

Jacob Hashimoto’s Larger-Than-Life Artwork Descends Upon Whitman Campus

Martina Pansze, Managing Editor

September 8, 2016

Hashimoto draws upon traditional Japanese art in his works. "Gas Giant Fragments and Silence" is on display in the Sheehan Gallery this Fall, and "When Nothing Ends, Nothing Remains" was permanently installed in the foyer of Penrose Library.

Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants

Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants

Daniel Kim

April 17, 2014

For the first time at Whitman College, the Student Engagement Center has distributed six internship grants to Whitman students pursuing internships abroad this upcoming summer. "This group of international interns [are] really pioneers in some way. They are really launching a high-level experim...

Alumna Connects Whitties to Roman Archaeology Opportunity

Alumna Connects Whitties to Roman Archaeology Opportunity

Marie von Hafften

September 15, 2013

This article was contributed by alumna Marie von Hafften '13. As dawn broke every morning this summer, alumna Emily Hanscam '12 tucked the end of her braid back up at the nape of her neck and slipped on her work gloves. By lunchtime, she would be blanketed with powdery dirt and winking, stealing sip...

A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

Nathan Fisher

September 12, 2013

After a tough spring semester rendered me fried and spent, I limped back home to Tacoma, Wash. with no plans for my 14 weeks of summer except vegging at the movie theater and camping at the Gorge for the Sasquatch Music Festival. After a couple of days of sleep, I was ready to head back to Eastern Wa...

A Different Kind of Internship

Tristan Gavin

August 29, 2013

When I told my friends what my summer plan was, many of them expressed to me how challenging it sounded. This came from friends doing chemistry and biology research I could not even begin to describe to you and friends with highly competitive internships in the business field. The job I told them about...

Summer Movie Preview

Summer Movie Preview

Nathan Fisher

May 2, 2013

Sun's out, shorts on, jacket ditched, finals looming and summer vacation with lots of time for movies is just around the corner. New releases coming out this summer thankfully seem interesting and filled with huge explosions and a few laughs. Here's a brief list of the movies that have caught my eye to ...

A Perfect Summer Playlist: Upbeat, Excited and Full of Life

A Perfect Summer Playlist: Upbeat, Excited and Full of Life

Emma Dahl

May 2, 2013

What defines the perfect summer? It's carefree. Upbeat. Fun and energetic and full of color. Summer is road trips and wind in your hair and fresh watermelon and bare feet and barbecue smoke and laughing with friends and blasting music. And what's a summer without music? So without further ado, here's a playlist of fresh songs that emb...

‘Pirates! Band of Misfits’ brings nonstop laughs for all

‘Pirates! Band of Misfits’ brings nonstop laughs for all

Nathan Fisher

May 3, 2012

After years of "maturing" and stretching way outside my comfort zone, this week I retreated back to my roots with the innocence of kids' movies. "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," a claymation wonder filled with clever wit and humor, was spot on. "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" chronicles the exp...

St. Vincent ignites Coffeehouse season

St. Vincent ignites Coffeehouse season

caitlinhardee

September 8, 2011

Indie goddess Annie Clark (St. Vincent) played to a captivated crowd on the Reid side lawn. Ranging from headbanded hipsters to leather-clad townsfolk, people flocked to see the delicate, barefooted songstress famed for working with artists like Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver. The singer's ethereal voi...

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