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Everything’s Bigger in Texas: Volleyball Travels to San Antonio

September 19, 2017

Whitman’s volleyball team began the 2017 season by traveling to San Antonio, Texas, to play in a tournament hosted by Trinity University. The four teams Whitman played against were all ranked in the...

Regional diversity brings different views

April 21, 2015

When a Whittie from outside the Northwest tells friends at home that they go to Whitman College, he or she is often met with a confused look. "People think I go to junior college," said junior Emma...

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border
August 29, 2013

We met Manuel at the Juan Bosque Migrant Shelter, the only shelter open at night on either side of the border. Earlier that day, he had been dropped off by old school buses that had been converted by...

Exclusive Interview with Marshall Davis

October 31, 2012

Once in a lifetime, the Backpage gets an interview with someone more important than Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha, Joseph Smith, Krishna and Kurt Russell combined. Unfortunately, we did not get the interview...

Whittie athletes weigh in on NCAA scholarships

April 12, 2012

Ever wonder where all the money goes in college athletics? The high-profile collegiate football games and their packed stadiums that are showcased on ESPN give the impression that the NCAA is raking in...

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