The Hot Seat

Riley Foreman
September 30, 2013
Filed under Northwest Sports Optimist

Last night the Seattle Mariners finished their fourth consecutive season under .500 with a truly awful 9-0 loss to the A's. The M's haven't appeared in the playoffs in over a decade, and less than a month ago they suffered a brutal sweep by the Astros, the team with the worst record in the AL. Sure,... Read more »

Time for QUESTions

Cam Young
September 30, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Too many times I have questioned time. I question whether it's on my side Or taking me for a ride?   Time. Like the spine that keeps me up right It keeps me up at night. Time to plan. Time to think. All I have is time. Time has me running in leg braces. Time promotes ... Read more »

2013-2014 ASWC First-Year Senators Announced

Hannah Bartman
September 30, 2013
Filed under ASWC, Breaking News, News

The results of the 2013-2014 ASWC Senate elections were announced September 30 at 8:10 p.m. Out of eleven first-year candidates, Andrew Rivas, Arthur Shemitz, Dana Casterella and Mitchell Cutter will be first-year senators for the class of 2017. Voter turnout came to 63.89 percent of the first-year... Read more »

Issue 4: Voices of the Community

Issue 4: Voices of the Community

Rachael Barton
September 30, 2013
Filed under Opinion

What's your favorite song at the moment? Videographer Rachael Barton polls the community on what their favorite songs are currently.... Read more »

Weekend Recap: Women’s Soccer Splits Weekend Games, Defeats 17th-Ranked Linfield

Marah Alindogan
September 29, 2013
Filed under Sports, Weekend Recaps

Hungry for some key conference wins, the Whitman women's soccer team faced Pacific University (6-1-2, 3-1-1 NWC) and Linfield College (8-1, 4-1 NWC) over the weekend. The Missionaries started off the weekend against the red-hot Pacific Boxers. The windy weather conditions proved difficult as the Missionaries... Read more »

Weekend Recap: Men’s Soccer Sweeps Pacific, George Fox

Dylan Snyder
September 29, 2013
Filed under Sports, Weekend Recaps

Saturday marked the first regular season home game for Whitman men's soccer, and the team overcame an early setback to put on a scoring clinic, beating Pacific University 5-1. The weather was gray with scattered light showers, and it was evident on the field, especially late in the game when players... Read more »

Streaming Media Shakes Up Entertainment Industry

Streaming Media Shakes Up Entertainment Industry

Andy Monserud
September 26, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Opinion Highlight

As an incoming first-year, I've been presented with plenty of distractions in these first few weeks, but most of them seem to be on the decline. The initial scramble for new social circles and interests has calmed down, and the first-year class as a whole seems to have had our fill of vomiting outside... Read more »

Boffing Offers Fun Outlet to Wield Weapons

Boffing Offers Fun Outlet to Wield Weapons

Emma Dahl
September 26, 2013
Filed under A&E

As the clock tower strikes three, a group of warriors strides across the dewy grass. Weapons in hand, faces stern and hearts fierce, they are ready for battle. The two armies charge each other, screaming war cries and brandishing their swords and shields, glinting silver in the sunlight. It's life or... Read more »

Lyman Menu Change Provokes Student Response

Lyman Menu Change Provokes Student Response

Hannah Bartman
September 26, 2013
Filed under News, News Highlight

A food truck has rolled into Whitman College and has taken the place of Lyman Dining Hall. Beginning in the 2013 school year, Whitman's food catering service, Bon Appétit, will create one internationally themed dish to serve every meal for two weeks in Lyman Dining Hall in replica of a "food truck." "I fel... Read more »

IM Committee Holds Great Power, Responsibility

IM Committee Holds Great Power, Responsibility

Kelsey Peck
September 26, 2013
Filed under Sports

While the beginning of the school year brings the start of many things, to some only one is important: the return of intramural sports. From flag football to mini golf, tennis to Ultimate Frisbee, there are nine different IM sports to participate in, and according to the Office of Admission, 75 per... Read more »

Instant Play Festival Returns This Weekend

Aleida Fernandez
September 26, 2013
Filed under A&E, Events

The Whitman College theatre department's annual Instant Play Festival returns this weekend with 14 new playwrights. A perennial favorite, the Instant Play Festival challenges the 14 playwrights along with volunteer actors, directors and techies to write an entire play over the course of a night and... Read more »

Fall Fashion Quiz

Fall Fashion Quiz

Melina Hughes
September 26, 2013
Filed under Humor

Fall has officially arrived and you know what that means: Fashion Week. The latest styles seen on this year's runways all over Boyer and Isaacs have included Canadian Tuxedos, flannel on flannel and a gorgeous pair of found-on-the-side-of-the-road boots by designer Smolly JoJo that I know all of us girls... Read more »