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Breaking the Standard: Non-Traditional Whitman Students

Breaking the Standard: Non-Traditional Whitman Students

Will Booth, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

First-year Jake Lorang is the first to admit he sticks out like a sore thumb on Whitman campus. A bald 38 year-old man, Lorang is not difficult to spot amongst a crowd of long-haired, Chaco-wearing college students. “I’ve had a few [students] ask me if I was a teacher. It’s awkward,” Lorang...

Students, Administration, Police Respond to Recent Drugging Reports

Chris Hankin and Mitchell Smith, News Editor and Editor in Chief

April 21, 2017

The most recent report of a Whitman student unknowingly ingesting a dissociative drug came close to two weeks ago, and since then members of the Whitman community have responded on varying ways. The Investigation The Walla Walla Police were notified the night of the most recent suspected drugging...

Op-Ed: Selective Inclusion

Ethan Graham, Whitman College Senior

February 9, 2017

There is a divide between Whitman and the Walla Walla community that cannot be bridged until Whitman is more diverse, more accepting and less afraid to engage directly with people that live around us. This divide is inherent in a selective institution like Whitman, but is only compounded by Whitman’s...

The Student Body

The Student Body

Marra Clay

April 1, 2014

Whitman is active––this isn't a secret. With my fresh first-year perspective, I still meander around campus, jaw dropped in awe of both the physical and intellectual talents of my peers. From the soccer player who is a potter in her free time to the BBMB major who has a passion for singing, the students...

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