Faculty must allow equal and active student participation in Curriculum Committee

Editorial Board
December 9, 2010
Filed under Board Editorials

This past November, the faculty voted to create a new Curriculum Committee to address many of the concerns about enrollment pressure and course compression that have arisen this year after the faculty moved from a six-course to a five-course teaching load. Though the original proposal for this committee... Read more »

Whittie earns national auto racing title

Bailey Arango
December 9, 2010
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The Glover Alston Center provides students a home away from home

The Glover Alston Center provides students a home away from home

Shelly Le
December 9, 2010
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Students, administrators feel mixed about waitlist process

Josh Goodman
December 9, 2010
Filed under News

First-year Nilce Alvarez had a smile and a sense of relief on her face last Monday, Dec. 6: she had just received an e-mail saying that she'd made it off the waitlist and into the section of Chem 126 that she wanted. That notification ended her month-long, stressful experience with the waitlist: a stress... Read more »

WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government

WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government

Dingli
December 9, 2010
Filed under Columnists, Opinion

Following Google's retreat from mainland China, WikiLeaks is provoking another war between the citizens and their government. Over 250,000 classified cables from U.S. embassies have been released to The New York Times, the Guardian and three other media organizations. The cables detailed the instructions... Read more »

How content creators can make piracy work

Blair Hanley Frank
December 9, 2010
Filed under Columnists

Ladies and gents, it's time for me to write a column about pirates. Before you go and grab your eye patches and cutlasses (or speedboats and AK-47s, if you're feeling modern), this is a column about digital piracy. Odds are, if you're at Whitman, you've probably pirated some sort of media at some time... Read more »

Early Decision I applications edge down

Molly Johanson
December 9, 2010
Filed under News

The application numbers for Early Decision I, which had a November 15 deadline, are in. This year there are about 100 applications. This is on the low-end of the average range of Early Decision I applicants for the past few years, which has been between 90 and 140 applicants. A much smaller pool of between... Read more »

ASWC aims to get student representation on curriculum committee

Derek Thurber
December 9, 2010
Filed under ASWC, News, News Highlight

Although senior Tristan Grau did not have troubling finding space in the courses he wanted during pre-registration for the spring 2011 semester, he did not get his first choice of class schedules. "When I first looked at the available courses for the spring semester to plan my schedule, I realized... Read more »

Whitman students support DREAM Act

Whitman students support DREAM Act

Karah Kemmerly
December 9, 2010
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Ski team gets ready to hit the slopes

Tyler Hurlburt
December 9, 2010
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Athletics recruiting: Not just jocks

Matt Manley
December 9, 2010
Filed under Sports

With varsity athletes comprising around 20 percent of the student body, bringing topflight scholar-athletes to campus is a definite priority, according to Athletic Director Dean Snider. Recruiting future Whitman athletes is by no means isolated to athletics, either. The process is a cooperative activity... Read more »

First-year senators successfully advocate for expanded swipe hours in dorms

First-year senators successfully advocate for expanded swipe hours in dorms

Alyssa Goard
December 9, 2010
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