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I’m asexual and no that does not mean I am a plant

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor May 12, 2022

I am invisible. Not in the physical sense of course, I am but a human after all. It is more the feeling of walking around campus knowing that everyone I make eye contact with is not actually seeing...

OP-ED: Bringing consent into the classroom: The future of sexual violence prevention at Whitman

Hannah Rudman , Senior May 5, 2022

All interviews in this piece are from anonymous Whitman students. Content Warning: This piece discusses sexual assault. Sexual violence and its prevention are a frequent topic of discussion among...

As COVID-19 cases across Washington fall, Whitman begins to open up campus after three weeks of no new cases

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Despite a trio of more transmittable new variants, COVID-19 infections are trending downwards in Washington State and across the country. On campus, three weeks of no positive cases means that Whitman...

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Whitman’s Own Frolf Course Guide

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...

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.
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Director of Security builds connections with students

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...

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...

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....

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Tennis Court Remodels Near Completion Despite Delay

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 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."...

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...

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