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The blues candle: Whitman skaters find new ways to express themselves

Gordy uses Olin Hall's loading dock to perform a trick. Photo by Marra Clay.

Allie Donahue

April 9, 2015

On a sunny Friday in March, seniors Zach Gordy and Tom Shellum were shredding curbs outside of North Hall. Gordy caught some air and then swung a wide curve into the street. "Car, car..." Shellum said, and Gordy stepped aside to let it pass. Whitman skaters weren't always such good citizens. There...

Whitman College’s Debt to China Spirals Out of Control

Whitman College's Debt to China Spirals Out of Control

Zach Gordy

October 31, 2012

Whitman's Yellow Bike Program, maybe the most used program on campus, is at risk for shutting the school down. This program, in which students check out yellow spray-painted bikes as easily as they can check out a book, allows students to get downtown in a stunning three minutes instead of seven minutes by foot. However, what most students do not know is tha...

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