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May 7, 2020

Now, as I understand, there are approximately 400 students left on Whitman campus, which means that around 800 to 900 students have left. In this article, I plan to appeal to the masses and sort out what...

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside TKE

September 24, 2018

The TKE house at Whitman College faces a test to its fraternity that threatens to bring the entire brotherhood crumbling down. It’s not just that women, queer and trans people, people of color, and people...

Wire Watch: Week of April 27

April 27, 2017

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring...

Senior John Lee Creates Whitman’s Own Sitcom

"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.
April 7, 2016
"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.

Student bands energize live music scene

Student bands energize live music scene
November 19, 2015

Walking into a party on a Friday night, something is different. Instead of hearing the bee-bops of Dj-ed dance music, the familiar voices and instruments of fellow students set a different vibe at the...

TKE clothing drive in full swing

February 26, 2015

Now I know that you, the dedicated truth seekers and freethinking mavericks who read the Backpage for its pure journalistic integrity, expect nothing less than poignant, hard-hitting news delivered in...

Community prepares for high school debate tournament

October 30, 2014

Late October on the Whitman campus is commonly marked by cooler weather, changing colors and lots of high school debaters. This coming Halloween weekend, Whitman will be holding its 42nd-annual Remy Wilcox...

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative
October 31, 2013

It's that time of the year again: The boys are back in town, and eight contestants are eager to take the stage to become the one, the only, Mr. Whitman. Nov. 1 marks the annual Mr. Whitman Pageant,...

The Whitman Music Dichotomy

October 21, 2013

Frats aren't always known for musical diversity, but this was not the case at the TKE house on Friday night. Hosting their all-campus "Space Jam" party, the house was able to display both sides of the...

Chamber of TKErets Has Been Opened

October 20, 2013

An unnamed, former Pio sports and Backpage writer, poetry-writing Tau Kappa Epsilon senior agreed to speak to reporters in attempts to dissipate the cloud of mystery surrounding the much-rumored and mysticized...

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention
October 17, 2013

Whitman's new All Students for Consent (ASC) club was featured in national news outlets after winning the Consent Revolution Awards, put on by an awareness and anti-rape media outlet called Force,...

Nuts to You

October 3, 2013

Dig. Dig dig dig. Run run run run. ACORN. Dig dig run. Climb tree. Climb up. Climb down. Climb up, up, down, up, up, up, down, up, down. Up down. Down down up down. Up down...

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