Whitman Wire

Breaking the Standard: Non-Traditional Whitman Students

Jake Lorang

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...

Whitman and the A.C.A.

Kate Grumbles, News Writer

January 26, 2017

While uncertainty shrouds the future of American healthcare, Whitman health services will remain largely unaffected

Letter to the Editor: Lighten Up, Whitman

October 3, 2013

An open letter to the student nighttime cyclist I encountered last week: You were dressed in black and you had no lighting. Sitting at the stop sign in my car, I saw that all the oncoming vehicle lights to my left were far enough away for me to safely make a right turn. Suddenly, however, you...

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

Credit: Catie Bergman

Shelly Le

February 23, 2012

Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. Some students turn to using Adderall without a prescription to help them manage their heavy workload. "I didn't feel compelled to take it, but I did have an all-nighter in front...

Two students injured in car accident on Highway 12

Patricia Vanderbilt

November 3, 2011

Two Whitman students were in a car accident on Monday, Oct. 31. The collision occurred at the  Highway 12 and Heritage Road intersection near College Place.  According to the police report, the student driving the car failed to yield to a pickup truck. The Tri-City Herald tells us that the driver was treated at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla and her p...

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