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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Women’s Lacrosse picks up steam

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter April 20, 2023

Lacrosse’s domain may be less widespread than some other major American sports, but it takes a whole lot of skill and courage to play. Players charge up and down the field yielding metal sticks, and...

Incoming athletes reveal why they chose Whitman

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter March 9, 2023

A new generation of athletes is preparing for a career in Whitman sports. High school seniors from far and wide have committed to compete as a Whittie; they are set to begin their journey next fall. The...

Photo contributed John Barry.

Whitman Swimming dives into the depths of success

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter March 2, 2023

The Whitman Swim Team erupted into celebration following the men’s and women’s teams' respective claims to first and second place at the Northwest Conference. For the men’s team, the victory was...

Photo by Adrian Curiel.

America’s problematic favorite: football

Bex Heimbrock, Opinion Editor February 9, 2023

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who was blacklisted from the NFL in 2016 for kneeling during the National Anthem, recently sparked controversy when he likened the NFL drafting process to...

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‘Title IX Tuesday’: a celebration of women in Whitman Athletics

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter February 2, 2023

Whitman Athletics has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX by using Instagram to spotlight accomplishments of women's sports teams and student athletes throughout the history of the college. Lindsey...

Swimmers ride wave of success at Logger Invitational

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor December 8, 2022

While most of Whitman’s campus has been hibernating due to the cold, watching the snow and drinking hot chocolate, the Whitman swimming teams traveled to the University of Puget Sound to compete in the...

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 Jake Lee.

Women’s tennis celebrates after home success

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter September 29, 2022

Whitman's varsity tennis team enjoyed a successful weekend at the ITA Fall Northwest Regional Championship after Whitties took home multiple victories in front of a home crowd. On Friday night, qualifying...

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

Women’s soccer undefeated in opening games

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter September 15, 2022

Whitman's women’s soccer team has opened their season with a bang after achieving a quick succession of wins. The first victory was at home on Sept. 4 with a 2-0 win against Doane University. Junior...

Contributed by Naji Saker.

Q&A with national champion swimmer Tanner Filion

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter April 7, 2022

Junior Tanner Filion competed in the NCAA Division III national competition in Indianapolis over spring break. Filion competed in three events, a feat given that there are usually only around 16 athletes...

Illustration by Kai Bowen.

Distance track embraces every opportunity for fun

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter April 1, 2022

2020 was Whitman’s first season with distance track as a varsity sport and, after just one race, COVID-19 hit, producing seasons filled with modifications and limitations. The 2022 season is the...

Photo contributed by Naji Saker (@nsakersports).

The Blues swim to success at the NWC

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter February 24, 2022

Love was in the air for a different reason over Valentine’s Day weekend, as Whitman swimmers hit the pool and took home the win. The women’s team placed first at the Northwest Conference with the...

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