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Whitman’s Own Frolf Course Guide

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Arie Knops, Sports Reporter

October 27, 2016

One of Whitman’s most popular leisure activities is a round on the unofficial frolf course of campus. The course can be played competitively scored, or simply be a study break lap around campus. Despite the variance of difficulties, all holes are scored as Par 3s. Hole 1: The first hole begi...

Record Bike Thefts Plague Campus

Record Bike Thefts Plague Campus

Mikaela Slade, News Writer

September 24, 2015

The first four weeks of school have seen a record-number of bike thefts on campus, according to Whitman Campus Security. Security Officers and the Walla Walla Police Department have received reports of bikes being stolen from all over campus, ranging everywhere from North Hall to Anderson Hall, as well as at off-campus houses.

Director of Security builds connections with students

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Serena Runyan

September 18, 2014

Though his son may be the one wearing the costume, Matt Stroe is the real superhero. Matt Stroe has been Whitman's Director of Security for one year now, and his son is the four-year-old that wears superhero costumes to every home basketball game. Stroe focuses on one main idea when h...

Letter from the Editor: Continue the Dialogue

Shelly Le

January 30, 2014

Last semester, the Whitman campus engaged in a variety of critical discussions about race, both publicly in student panels on racism and anonymously through the online website Whitman Encounters. As both an observer and a participant in these discussions, I have watched my Whitman peers say countless...

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

New Female Security Officer Brings Corrections Experience to Campus

River Sterne

December 5, 2013

Newly hired Security Officer Linley HaneyNixon brings years of corrections experience to campus. HaneyNixon is one of the newest members of Whitman Campus Security and currently the only female officer. She is the first woman to be a security officer on campus since Safety Coordinator Kathy Roge...

Tennis Court Remodels Near Completion Despite Delay

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Hannah Bartman

September 12, 2013

The tennis courts, which are currently encased in a fence of construction, are due to open on Sept. 23. Unexpected rain caused a week-long delay in early June, but after three and a half months of construction the courts will be open in time for the Men and Women's Fall Tournament, which runs Sept. 27-29. "I b...

‘The Social Network’ depicts Facebook lifestyle

Nate Lessler

October 28, 2010

"I'm talking about taking the entire social experience of college and putting it online," exclaims Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the recently released and critically acclaimed movie "The Social Network." Directed by David Fincher ("Fight Club," "Se7en"), the film follows the college life of Zuckerberg...

Humans vs. Zombies excitement hits campus

Humans vs. Zombies excitement hits campus

Sean McNulty

September 16, 2010

On Wednesday, Sept.15, more than 240 Whitman students jumped into Humans vs. Zombies, a notorious game of on-campus tag. For the first few days, the humans work furiously to avoid the single zombie disguised in their midst. In little more than a week, there will be only a handful left. Two humans escaped the game alive last year. T...

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