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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Set up for Success: Volleyball Closes Season with Victory

Daniela Quiros Araya, Campus Life Reporter November 9, 2023

Whitman’s volleyball team celebrated Senior Night on Nov. 3rd, honoring the dedication of seniors Nicole Kelly, Teia Magaoay and Kenzie Martinez. After a rough season, the women’s volleyball team played...

Successful final Women’s Volleyball game concludes season

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter November 17, 2022

Whitman's Women's Volleyball team ended their fall season with a win against Pacific University. They entered the game with the goal of improving their record from previous years by finishing at least...

Photo by Sofia Del Fiol.

Whitman’s sand volleyball club serves instant campus success

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter October 5, 2022

Sand volleyball, anyone? Three days a week on the courts next to Stanton, the Whitman sand volleyball club meets to play. Created by students in the fall semester of 2021, the club was created to bring...

Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

Season closes for some sports after semester of wins and losses

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter April 9, 2021

Over the past few weeks, Whitman’s swimming, basketball, volleyball and soccer teams have wrapped up their competitive seasons. But before these athletes begin to move into the next phases of their training,...

Women of Color in Whitman Athletics

Women of Color in Whitman Athletics

Susanna Williams, Sports Reporter February 1, 2018

On the heels of the #metoo and #TimesUp movements, as well as the second annual Women’s March, our minds are focused on the women in our lives: on the women we encounter, the patriarchal world they face...

Senior Lara Temel spikes the ball during practice. Photo by Carson Jones

Volleyball Ends Season on a High Note

Christian McDonald, Sports Writer November 9, 2017

Whitman Volleyball had won four straight games, including its senior night on October 28 when they travelled south of Walla Walla to Oregon for their final two games of the season. While the season did...

Photo by Jackie Griesen

Being an Athlete of Color at Whitman

Cherokee Washington, Sports Columnist September 29, 2016

Navigating the world through a non-white body is a difficult task, especially in college. Between the daily incidents of police brutality, the constant fear of becoming the next trending Facebook or Twitter...

Shae Kanakaloe, Senior. Photo by Matt Banderas, contributed by Gregg Petcoff.

Athlete Spotlight: Shae Kanakaole Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week

Kathleen Daly-Jensen, Sports Writer September 29, 2016

Whitman senior and volleyball player Shae Kanakaole was named the Northwest Conference scholar-athlete of the week. Kanakaole had an impressive week on the hardwood, and was subsequently recognized for...

Illustration by Claire Revere

The National Anthem Becomes a National Protest

Quinn Salkind, Sports Reporter September 22, 2016

Before Whitman’s home volleyball game on Sept. 16, senior Cherokee Washington released a letter of solidarity informing the Whitman community that she would decline to stand during the game’s national...

Wolves Successfully Observe Sabbath, Crush Heathens

Austin Biehl, staff writer April 28, 2016

Last Saturday the WWU Wolves faced off against the Whitman Missionaries in a Club Volleyball match that once again proved the necessity of the #prayforwhitman campaign so generously instigated by the WWU...

Photo by Mika Nobles

Club Sports Continue to Thrive at Whitman

February 4, 2016

Whitman club sports offer everyone on campus a way to play a sport at an extremely high level while also giving those who are simply looking for a good time a chance to have fun and bond with new teammates. The...

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Whitman athletics: a fall in review, strong spring to come

December 7, 2015

Whitman Athletics got off to a strong start to the 2015-16 season as seven teams played their fall seasons. Even before the season there was excitement, as the soccer teams got to play with the members...

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