2013 August


16 during this time

  1. Back to School Comic: The Liberal Arts Transformation Circuit Humor August 29, 2013

    [caption id="attachment_71924" align="aligncenter" width="633"] Comic by Julie Peterson[/caption]

  2. A Different Kind of Internship Circuit Feature August 29, 2013

    When I told my friends what my summer plan was, many of them expressed to me how challenging it sounded. This came from friends doing chemistry and biology research I could not even begin to describe to you and friends with highly competitive internships in the business field. The job ...

  3. Idealism and Difference: Body Image at Whitman Circuit Front Page Slideshow Opinion Opinion Highlight August 29, 2013

    A guest columnist considers the Whittie approach to thinking about body image.

  4. Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year Campus Circuit Guide Opinion August 29, 2013

    The rumors are true: being a first-year in college is hard. It’s scary and overwhelming, and I’ll be honest, the food is not—and never will be —as good as what you had at home. But if what they also say is true and hindsight really is 20/20, does that ...

  5. Festive Recipes Highlight Fall Ingredients A&E A&E Highlight Circuit Food Review August 29, 2013

    Foodie Karah Kemmerly brings us four new and unique recipes highlighting late summer and early fall ingredients, including pumpkin soup and broccoli pesto.

  6. Coming Back Stronger Circuit Sports Sports Highlight August 29, 2013

    Sophomores Katrina Allick and Jenna Dobrin (tennis), Robert Maislin (baseball), and Brennan Johnson (Ultimate) came into this summer fresh off their first year of college athletics with their eyes set on coming back stronger next year. They checked in over the middle of the summer to give a look into ...

  7. A Major Choice: Whitman’s Diverse Academics Circuit News August 29, 2013

    Whether it be through a weighty Organic Chemistry textbook, an examination of Southeast Asian sex trafficking, or a postmodern novel exploring the human condition, every major offers a compelling path to greater knowledge and a liberal arts education. The most exciting part, and also the trickiest, is deciding which subject ...

  8. Letter From the Editor Letter from the Editor Opinion August 29, 2013

    Editor in Chief Shelly Le welcomes new and returning students back to campus, encouraging students to take risks and be open to new experiences to make the most of the rest of their time at Whitman.

  9. A Day at the Downtown Market Circuit Feature Feature Highlight Front Page Slideshow August 29, 2013

    Take a stroll through the Walla Walla Downtown Farmers Market and discover organic produce, homemade cheese and delicious garlic scapes.

  10. Peace, Work, Gandhi Found in Organic Garden Circuit Feature Feature Highlight Opinion August 29, 2013

    Organic Garden Summer Intern Genevieve Jones chronicles how hard work and chaos meet Gandhi and contemplative peace in Whitman's Organic Garden.

  11. Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border Circuit Opinion August 29, 2013

    Julia Stone and Sean McNulty detail their two-week trip to the U.S.-Mexico border, learning about the political, economic, environmental and social issues involving the Southwestern border region.

  12. Circuit 8 Horoscopes Circuit Humor August 29, 2013

    Humor writer Elena Aragon is back with her horoscopes for the Back to School issue of the Circuit.

  13. POP QUIZ: Whitman Edition Circuit Humor August 29, 2013

    Before we launch into a brand new semester of liberal arts learning, the administration thought it beneficial to start the year with a pop quiz on the most prominent and important Whitties: Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. The next time someone says "oh I love his poems!" in response to learning ...

  14. Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business’ Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature Media Media Highlight Photo Essay Photos August 28, 2013

    To the Thompson family, trees are more than just pieces of lumber. This summer I worked making videos for RBM (R stands for Roy, B stands for Ben and M stands for their mother, Evelyn), a local lumber company owned by the Thompson family  in Columbia Falls, Mont. for six weeks. ...

  15. Meet Tristan Sewell, Whitman’s New Sustainability Coordinator News August 6, 2013

    News Editor Dylan Tull sits down with new sustainability coordinator Tristan Sewell discussing the recycling center, climate action plans, and changes to school policy.

  16. A Primitive Paradise Circuit Front Page Slideshow Media Media Highlight Photo Essay Photos August 2, 2013

    Tucked away in the remote jungles and beaches of Costa Rica lies the Osa Peninsula, one of the most diverse and untouched areas on the planet. Although it's only half the size of Rhode Island, the Osa houses 2.5 percent of the Earth's biodiversity and contains the last standing virgin ...