2010 December 09

Articles


14 during this time

  1. Faculty must allow equal and active student participation in Curriculum Committee Board Editorials December 9, 2010

    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 included student representation, ...

  2. Whittie earns national auto racing title Sports December 9, 2010

    Cameron Benner, a Whitman sophomore, suffers an engine mishap but makes a strong showing.

  3. The Glover Alston Center provides students a home away from home News December 9, 2010

    The Glover Alston Center (GAC) opened at Whitman in January of this year, and has since changed how student clubs across campus meet and interact. Built with over half a dozen meeting rooms and intended as a designated spot for clubs at Whitman to meet, the GAC has transformed into ...

  4. Students, administrators feel mixed about waitlist process News December 9, 2010

    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 ...

  5. WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government Columnists Opinion December 9, 2010

    Succeeding Google's retreat from Mainland China, the WikiLeaks is provoking another war between people and government, which is not only limited in a country, but in a global scale.

  6. How content creators can make piracy work Columnists December 9, 2010

    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 ...

  7. Early Decision I applications edge down News December 9, 2010

    The Glover Alston Center (GAC) opened at Whitman in January of this year, and has since changed how student clubs across campus meet and interact. Built with over half a dozen meeting rooms and intended as a designated spot for clubs at Whitman to meet, the GAC has transformed into ...

  8. ASWC aims to get student representation on curriculum committee ASWC News News Highlight December 9, 2010

    In order to help combat this problem of rising class sizes and course compression, the faculty voted in November to create a Curriculum Committee with the express purpose of coordinating the academic schedule across departments. When the committee was first proposed it included a student representative. This was done to ...

  9. Whitman students support DREAM Act Front Page Slideshow News December 9, 2010

    If the DREAM Act passes this week in Congress and the Senate, it will change the lives of several Whitman students. Under the DREAM Act, these currently undocumented students would be granted conditional residency, allowing them to live and work legally in this country after graduating from Whitman.

  10. Ski team gets ready to hit the slopes Sports December 9, 2010

    With a large class of new skiers, the alpine ski team is gearing up for its upcoming season.

  11. Athletics recruiting: Not just jocks Sports December 9, 2010

    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 between varsity coaching staff, admissions and financial ...

  12. First-year senators successfully advocate for expanded swipe hours in dorms News December 9, 2010

    Members of Whitman College's first-year class advocated for and received an extension of the hours for swiping into the residence halls in a seamless example of student democracy. First-year senators Kayvon Behroozian, Chelsea Darlington, Bella Zarate and Brian Choe each received e-mails from classmates who were frustrated about their swipe ...

  13. Education reform should promote engagement Opinion December 9, 2010

    When people speak about education reform, they usually toss out phrases like "tougher standards" and "accountability." The idea behind these buzzwords is to make sure our students aren't falling behind the rest of the world in terms of problem solving ability or reading level. Reformers talk about getting rid of ...

  14. Final ASWC meeting of semester funds clubs, new magazines News December 9, 2010

    On Sunday, Dec. 5, the ASWC Senate voted to fund two proposals for clubs and one for a new magazine. Carter-Rodriguez's badminton club, along with the Anthropological Society, both received ASWC recognition and 150 dollars in funds for 2010-11. ASWC also voted to give 2,205 dollars to KWCW to fund ...