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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....

A close look at club continuity

Lane Barton February 12, 2015

Engagement beyond academics is a part of life for most students at Whitman, and there are currently 55 ASWC-funded clubs on campus. However, only 12 of the clubs with active membership today existed on...

Credit: Chaoyu Li

Whitman fencing club lunges for greater heights

maddybell December 1, 2011

Martial arts are often only associated with Asian disciplines such as karate and taekwondo, but a lesser-acknowledged Western European tradition is practiced even closer to home than you might think. It's...

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