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

Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Writer

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 top 25 nationally, including defending national champion Calvin College from Michigan. After improving...

Regional diversity brings different views

Natalie Berg

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 Altman. "You either get people that have never heard of Whitman or people that have a cousin who goes...

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Julia Stone

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 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to transport deportees from federal detention center...

Exclusive Interview with Marshall Davis

Kyle Seasly

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 with Bayvon Kehroozian we were hoping for. Instead, we got the Joe Biden of ASWC, the elusive nitty...

Whittie athletes weigh in on NCAA scholarships

Peter Clark

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 the cash. While the Division III level may not be bringing in a lot of money, a few Division I teams...

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