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Embracing the Unexpected

Peggy Li, Columnist

April 14, 2016


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

We like to think, as people, that we have a great degree of control over our lives.

Address discrepancies among workloads, grading standards in different first-year Encounters classes

Christopher Hankin

April 16, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Highlight

Whitman College prides itself on an Encounters program that helps to initiate new students and get them up to speed with the expectations that the school holds for writing, reading and critical thinking. Encounters students grapple with difficult texts that will challenge their preconceptions and hopefully...

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

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

Shelly Le

February 23, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

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...

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