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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

How to grow a campus

How to grow a campus

Emma Foley, Feature Reporter October 28, 2021

Famous landscape architect John C. Olmsted declared that having a large, unbroken field in the center of Whitman’s campus would be a “practical impossibility,” although it would “undoubtedly be...

Tree to student ratio shattered after fallen tree revealed to be plastic replica

Ann Karneus, Prospective Student February 27, 2020

A bombshell realization rippled across campus last weekend after students discovered a disturbing truth: nearly all Whitman trees are fake.  After the pine tree outside the library fell this past Sunday,...

Whitman Branches Out To Tree-Based Energy Source on Campus

Whitman Branches Out To Tree-Based Energy Source on Campus

Molly Johanson September 12, 2013

Instead of a triumphant ribbon-cutting ceremony catered with little cakes by Bon Appétit, the unveiling of Whitman's expanded green energy system, Whitvironmenttm, was conducted through a simple trial...

Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature

Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business’ Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature

Faith Bernstein August 27, 2013

To the Thompson family, trees are more than just pieces of lumber. This summer I worked making videos for RBM (R stands for Roy, B stands for Ben and M stands for their mother, Evelyn), a local lumber...

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