Back to School Comic: The Liberal Arts Transformation

Back to School Comic: The Liberal Arts Transformation

Julie Peterson
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Humor

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A Different Kind of Internship

Tristan Gavin
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Feature

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 I told them about... Read more »

Idealism and Difference: Body Image at Whitman

Idealism and Difference: Body Image at Whitman

August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, Opinion, Opinion Highlight

This article was written by Hanne Jensen '14. Most Whitman students are fairly familiar with pressure. The sheer mass of skills a student must acquire in order to construct an adequate application for colleges, much less to get accepted by one, reveals a history of stress, high expectations and hard work. The very system itself is an ... Read more »

Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year

Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year

Aleida Fernandez
August 29, 2013
Filed under Campus, Circuit, Guide, Opinion

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 mean that foresight must be myopic? Doesn't have to be! ... Read more »

Festive Recipes Highlight Fall Ingredients

Festive Recipes Highlight Fall Ingredients

Karah Kemmerly
August 29, 2013
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Circuit, Food Review

Fall has always been my favorite season. I feel like it has such a nice balance. The summer heat finally cools down, but the winter cold hasn't set in yet. You can look forward to a new school year and get excited about old holiday traditions. For me, fall is a combination of freshness and coziness, ... Read more »

Coming Back Stronger

Coming Back Stronger

Quin Nelson
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Sports, Sports Highlight

While summer vacation is a time for rest and relaxation, athletes also use the time to work on their craft. 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... Read more »

A Major Choice: Whitman’s Diverse Academics

A Major Choice: Whitman’s Diverse Academics

Lachlan Johnson
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, News

"What are you majoring in?" After "What's your name?" and "Where are you from?" this is one of the most common questions overheard in the hallways of a first-year residence hall, in classrooms of introductory courses or as students stroll together across Ankeny Field. When you step on campus as a first-year, people w... Read more »

Letter From the Editor

Shelly Le
August 29, 2013
Filed under Letter from the Editor, Opinion

Nearly three years ago to this day, I stepped onto campus absolutely unprepared for the following four years ahead of me. I'm not just talking about the fact that I was still packing my bags at 3 a.m. the night before my flight left for Walla Walla; I was also unprepared to leave behind my family,... Read more »

A Day at the Downtown Market

A Day at the Downtown Market

Karah Kemmerly
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Feature, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

It's a sunny Saturday morning in Walla Walla, and locals and Whitties alike are taking advantage of the lovely weather to walk downtown and visit their favorite summer haunts. The Patisserie patio is packed with people sipping café au lait, the line for Maple Counter extends to the sidewalk and a basket-carrying... Read more »

Peace, Work, Gandhi Found in Organic Garden

August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Feature, Feature Highlight, Opinion

This article was written by Genny Jones '14. Once you've pried open the finger-painted doors to the Whitman Organic Garden shed, looked past the pitchforks, hoes and rakes in a trash bin, past the mismatched gloves and purple "Garden Bible" binder, past the various vinegars and organic pest killers,... Read more »

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Julia Stone
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Opinion

We met Manuel at the Juan Bosque Migrant Shelter, the only shelter open at night on either side of the border. Earlier that day, he had been dropped off by old school buses that had been converted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to transport deportees from federal detention center... Read more »

Circuit 8 Horoscopes

Elena Aragon
August 29, 2013
Filed under Circuit, Humor

Aries- Your plans to get Cheetos from the vending machine are foiled when you discover, much to your chagrin, that you have only 80 cents to your name and that item in B5 costs $1.50. Taurus- On your next trip to Goodwill, you will become mysteriously compelled to buy a VCR only for the purpose of... Read more »