Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Allyson Kim.

Athletes reflect on online viewership for Spring 2021 season

Hailey Livingston, Sports Reporter March 25, 2021

Whitman's COVID-19 policies have moved viewership of athletics matches online for everyone not directly involved with the team. This is just one of a number of new challenges that teams have had to overcome...

Whitman athletes reflect on unique season

Hailey Livingston, Sports Reporter March 11, 2021

Whitman varsity athletics are embracing the new reforms and changes brought about by the new COVID-19 guidelines. When Whitman announced that the fall semester would be online, athletes and coaches...

COVID-19 impacts varsity athletes

Ryder Brookes, Sports Reporter April 10, 2020

With government restrictions due to COVID-19 limiting access to training facilities and cutting seasons short, Whitman varsity athletes are left uncertain about the future and how to navigate training...

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Writing theses as varsity athletes

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Senior year at Whitman is both a celebratory and stressful time for students, especially as they go through crafting theses and preparing for major exams. As a senior capstone project, the thesis is...

Varsity swimmers set records at NWC Championships

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Continuing the tradition of excellence, the Whitman men's and women's swim teams made quite the splash at the Northwest Conference (NWC) championships. On Feb. 13-16 in Federal Way, Washington, the...

Top of the Nation, Bottom of the Roster

Top of the Nation, Bottom of the Roster

Jesse Sindelar, Staff Reporter March 30, 2017

For the high school athletes that take the big step to continue their sport as a varsity athlete at the collegiate level, the change of environment can be kinder on some than others. With an upgraded standard...

Hanging Up the Boots: Quitting Varsity Soccer

Gareth Jones, Guest Writer February 23, 2017

After one season with the men’s varsity soccer team, I decided to quit. The winter break that followed my chaotic first semester gave me some space for quiet introspection, during which I reached the...

Athletes Grapple with High Rates of Sexual Assault Accusations

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter February 2, 2017

While many of Whitman's varsity sports teams continue to see outstanding success on the field, concerning off-field behavior has been brought to light as the school continues to see high rates of sexual...

Varsity athletes take on the off-season

Sarah Debs December 7, 2011
While varsity athletes' fall season has come to a close, they are still working hard in off-season to stay fit and prepare for the next season. Most varsity sports with fall seasons, including cross-country, tennis, and volleyball, continue to train. While NCAA regulations prohibit coaches from being present at out of season workouts, athletes take initiative and responsibility to keep themselves in shape.
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