Unsung Heroes

Cindy Chang
March 31, 2013
Filed under Off-Campus Blogs, Opinion

The past week was full of random, little tasks at work-I spent my week organizing case files, pulling notes of testimony, making exhibit lists, scanning in documents, dealing with prelims, etc.  It was a short week because Good Friday is a holiday here, so we didn't have work on Friday.  I also had... Read more »

Adam Miller Selected as New Director of Admission

Maegan Nelson
March 31, 2013
Filed under News

Even as acceptance letters are going out for incoming students, the Office of Admission is undergoing a major transition in leadership. Claremont McKenna College alumnus Adam Miller was recently selected as the new director of admission to replace former director Kevin Dyerly after a nationwide search. "Adam... Read more »

Preliminary 2014 ASWC Budget Slashes Yearbook, Greekend Funding

Rachel Alexander
March 31, 2013
Filed under ASWC, News

Update: A more comprehensive article summarizing the current debate over funding the yearbook and discussion from ASWC Senate on Sunday, March 31 can be found here. ASWC has released a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2014, which includes substantial cuts to Waiilatpu (the Whitman yearbook) and th... Read more »

Reflections on 2013 Urban Education Service Trip

Sayda Morales
March 30, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Opinion Writers' Blogs

On Saturday, March 16I hopped on the Bolt bus headed to Portland for the Urban Education Spring Break Service Trip. Sitting on the bus, looking out of the window, I could not have predicted the impact that my experiences from the trip would have on my perceptions of education reform, and more importan... Read more »

The Fellowship of the Ringers

The Fellowship of the Ringers

Lindsey Holdren
March 29, 2013
Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

Kiwis refer to The Lord of the Rings fans as "Ringers." My family is a rabid group of Ringers and we fed our hunger for all things Tolkienian (and my hunger for all things filmic) with a safari-style tour of Middle Earth shooting locations. We loaded up into a land cruiser piloted by the best tour gui... Read more »

Police Inaction Leads to Destruction of the Condemned House

Police Inaction Leads to Destruction of the Condemned House

Evelyn Levine
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

The Walla Walla Police Department decided to implement a new strategy with the parties at Condemned: Do nothing. "Because parties are nearly every weekend, we thought to try to let the party manage itself this time. Even students get tired eventually, and maybe the draw of the party would lessen if it was completely available," said Chief of Police Bott Scieber... Read more »

17 Percent of Students Too Drunk to Take Survey

Lachlan Johnson
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Whitman's annual student lifestyle survey has revealed that 17 percent of students have too many drinks on the average weekend to fill out the questionnaire. Administered by the Whitman Office of Propaganda in Penrose Library between 11 p.m. and midnight last Friday, March 22, the lifestyle survey... Read more »

8 Signs You Are a True Whittie

8 Signs You Are a True Whittie

Aleida Fernandez
March 28, 2013
Filed under A&E, Jack Issue

So you say you're a Whitman student. You are a diverse student who's athletic and smart; you probably want to change the world. But as diverse as you are, you've probably noticed there's an uncannily similar student here... Want to fit in? Follow our eight fashion tips: 1. Afraid your pants won't... Read more »

(Not) Eating Bin Food: A How-to Guide

Karah Kemmerly
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

The well-meaning staff of Residence Life would like you to believe that members of the IHC are held together by their common interests, but this is false. IHC camaraderie is built around the strong bonds that can only exist among a group of people who have spent a year of their lives eating dinner out... Read more »

3 Descriptions of Tabor Articles

Tristan Gavin
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Tabor Martinsen is a frequent writer for the Backpage known for outrageous lists and numerical rankings of silly concepts. To further thrust young Tabor into the humor spotlight, I have compiled a numbered list of his articles and joined in the Taboring fun! 1. 5 Reasons Why Whitman is Turning into Nort... Read more »

Senior Runs into Problems

Tristan Gavin
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

While most varsity athletes spend the offseason preparing for the next year, things are a bit different for senior Tyler Mejosnik. Mejosnik was a member of the cross-country team for each of his four years at Whitman, and doesn't really know what to do with himself now that it's over. While most of... Read more »

Quiz: Which Member of ASWC are You?

Quiz:  Which Member of ASWC are You?

Julie Peterson
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

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