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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

DUO Two-Factor Authentication Rolled Out At Whitman

Sebastian Vera Cuevas, News Reporter November 2, 2023

After phasing in DUO, a two-factor authentication security software, for faculty last year, Whitman College extended the software to students this fall. Duo’s self-described mission statement centers...

Minimalism: Killer of connection

Chloe Hansen, Opinion Columnist November 17, 2022

The aesthetics and values of mobile-device technology have impacted every aspect of the human mind, but it is the ideals of production and efficiency behind these designs that have altered us. Especially...

Students find excitement in machine learning and programming

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

As the spring 2023 semester quickly approaches, students have been encountering the collection of new courses in the course catalogue. There is a noticeable trend in course offerings at Whitman and many...

Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Lena Friedman and Alex Brockman April 25, 2019

As American society continues to rely more heavily on technology year by year, it has become a topic of hot debate whether the use of technology in classrooms enhances or hinders the experience of students...

Saying no to smartphones

Alex Brockman, Staff Reporter March 2, 2017

Flip phones can seem like a relic of the past as smartphones are widely used in the Whitman community and throughout the world. The PEW Research Center found that in 2015 68 percent of adults in the...


Peggy Li, Columnist February 18, 2016
Because if you’re single and feeling torn up inside because of an overwhelming loneliness, you should reflect on yourself.

In Opposition to Beats Radio

Benjamin Shoemake, Columnist October 28, 2015
We need to stop forcing American products, the English language, and US culture onto the rest of the world, and start creating new technologies that allow us to better hear what is being said in response.

Latin Americans Face Economic Crisis

Jose Guerrero Coronado, Columnist October 7, 2015

The good economic fortunes of the United States have been rough on Latin American economies. Steady job growth and good performance in the retail, automotive, and housing industries have lured investors...

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Audrey Kelly November 13, 2014
New technologies make the work of many departments at Whitman more efficient, freeing up time and energy to complete questions or surveys. They also can help make visible intensely complicated theorized concepts thought up decades ago by, say, Einstein, in the case of Beck’s mirrors.
The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

Ben Caldwell May 15, 2014
You’ve heard it before, you’ll hear it again: the last 15 years have given rise to technologies that have changed almost every aspect of our daily lives.
Frank.  Photo by Marie von Hafften.

Typewriters Next Generation of Computing

Blair Hanley Frank March 28, 2013
Typewriters are the next big tech thing, think I'm wrong?

Doping in Sports Can’t be Stopped by Technological Means

Blair Hanley Frank January 24, 2013
Professional athletes and their coaches will continue to seek technical innovations to improve performance until there are no longer financial incentives for them to do so.
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