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Aldahleh Seeks Support for Possible EMS Program

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

December 4, 2016

A first-year ASWC senator is in the process of creating a student-run volunteer emergency medical service. Omar Aldahleh began work on planning a service that would provide rapid-response aid to minor medical issues on campus just before he came to Whitman. Aldahleh recently brought up for the servi...

Students Dissatisfied with Health Center Experiences

Students Dissatisfied with Health Center Experiences

Georgia Lyon

May 5, 2016

Whitman’s Health Center is ranked tenth in the nation by the Princeton Review and touts a wide array of services, yet some students have been placed in danger due to poor diagnoses and advice received there.

Missing the Sun: Change of Season Affects Student Health and Well-being

Claire Ommen, Features Writer

December 3, 2015

As the semester nears its end, the general health of the Whitman campus is nearing its low-point for the year. Factors such as stress, season, weather and sleep patterns, are all reaching their peak affect upon students.

IM athletes help set health record straight

IM athletes help set health record straight

Molly Emmett

November 10, 2011

While fall IM Football may have wrapped for the season, concerns remain that the Welty Health Center falls short when it comes to caring   for non-varsity athletes. The ASWC Student Affairs Committee started an initiative earlier this semester in an attempt to make sure IM and club athletes were covered by the Whitman Health Policy in regards to injuries on the playing field. However, the committee s...

Diagnosing Whitman

Alyssa Fairbanks

November 10, 2011

IM athletes in pursuit of the illustrious blue shirt often sacrifice personal safety in the name of intramural glory, many inevitably finding themselves at the Welty Health Center for the treatment of injuries. Considering the prominence of intramural and club competition on campus, how does the health...

Welty Health Center receives mixed reviews from students

Kinsey White

November 10, 2011

The Welty Health Center, open to students 24 hours a day and recently ranked second best college health center  in the nation by the Princeton Review, receives mixed reports from students. Claudia Ness, director of the health center, says it aims above all to keep the entirety of the Whitman student...

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