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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Two students in fencing club duel in Italian style, the more artistic of the two fencing styles. Photo contributed by West Skrobiak-Bales

Spotlight on Whitman’s fencing club

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter March 5, 2020

With roots dating back to the 1930s, Whitman’s fencing club is one of the oldest organizations on campus. While the club is less than a century old, the art of fencing dates back to the renaissance....

LGBTQIA+ community within Whitman athletics

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter February 27, 2020

Although discussions regarding LGBTQIA+ experiences within the athletic community have become increasingly diversified, there remains more to be talked about.  Senior Olivia Engle, a member of the...

Illustration by Hannah Paul

Alpine skiing season in full swing

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter February 13, 2020

While some Whitties manage to hop on the shuttle to Bluewood Ski Resort only once or twice during the winter months, Whitman’s alpine ski team makes the trip up to the mountains a part of their regular...

Whitman Sweets rise to Ultimate challenge

Pamela London February 23, 2012
The Whitman Sweets are gearing up for another successful season and in doing so help represent the changing culture of collegiate Ultimate on the Whitman campus.

Profile: Jeff Gayle ’12 talks club, IM sports

October 20, 2011
When I was looking at schools, I was looking at small liberal arts schools kind of off West Coast I-5: so, like, Willamette, Lewis & Clark, Santa Clara, those type of schools. And this is the best place [smiles].
U of O cyclist pulls ahead of the competition during the Mens B Palouse Road Race. This was the first of three races in the Missionary Omnium which took place last weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Photo Credit: Ben Lerchin

Cyclists post podium finishes at annual Whitman Bike Race

Pamela London March 31, 2011
Coming off an 09-10 season that ended in a team national championship, the Whitman cycling team looks to build on that success and work towards a repeat. The Whitman Bike Race, held this past weekend, helped bring the Missionaries one step closer to that goal, as the team moved into second place overall in the team conference standings.
Abbye Neel ‘13, McCauley Singer-Milnes ‘14 and Kenna Little ‘13 play on Ankeny. The young team is currently in fourth place in the NW League. Credit: Marie Von Hafften

Women’s lacrosse poised to break into championship tournament

Pamela London March 10, 2011
For the Whitman women's lacrosse team, it doesn't matter if they are playing fellow Division III teams or nationally ranked Division I programs - competition is competition. The team is doing more than just holding their own in the Northwest Women's Lacrosse League, as it is sitting in fourth place looking at a chance to make the championship tournament hosted here at Whitman.
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