Caution Urged in Light of Recent Bike Thefts

Dylan Tull
October 31, 2013
Filed under Community, News

There have been five bike thefts reported on the Whitman campus in the past week, a large enough number to warrant a timely warning from Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland and the Whitman Security Office. According to Walla Walla Police Public Information Officer Tim Bennett, stolen bikes often go unrecovered.... Read more »

Rising in Number: Faculty Adjust to Swell in Number of Biology Majors

Rising in Number: Faculty Adjust to Swell in Number of Biology Majors

Hannah Bartman
October 31, 2013
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, News

The graduating class of 2014 has 97 Biology majors, the highest number of graduates in one discipline ever to graduate from Whitman College. The current surge has left the life science department scrambling for ways to accommodate these students, both in providing enough faculty for classes and providi... Read more »

Sewing Play Together: Harper Joy Costume Department

Sewing Play Together: Harper Joy Costume Department

Adam Heymann
October 31, 2013
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Movin' on up. That's what Robin Smasne, senior lecturer of theatre and head of the Harper Joy Theatre costume department has been doing. Three years ago Smasne and her department moved from the dark, cold basement of Harper Joy up to the second floor. "I was thrilled," said Smasne about the call she... Read more »

Tale of Wolfman College

Tale of Wolfman College

Melina Hughes
October 31, 2013
Filed under Humor

It was a gorgeous 65 degree fall day, a light, crisp breeze ruffling the leaves under the golden autumn sun. A lovely day by all accounts, but that was the day the wolves came to Whitman College... It started slowly, first a wolf was seen smoking behind Olin Hall, a second and third standing in the sandwich line at Prentiss Dining Hal... Read more »

From Boyer to Bennington: Running Trails In, Around Walla Walla

From Boyer to Bennington: Running Trails In, Around Walla Walla

Mitchell Smith
October 31, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Walla Walla area provides plenty of scenic trails for Whitman runners, from beginners to cross country studs. Here are a few essential routes to check out. Route One: Pioneer Park Distance: From corner of Boyer Avenue and Stanton Street, approximately two miles round-trip (including one lap around the park) The relaxed runner's dream, this ro... Read more »

New Maxey Statues Elicit Mixed Responses

New Maxey Statues Elicit Mixed Responses

James Kennedy
October 31, 2013
Filed under A&E

On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 two statues created by J. Frank Munns, the artist currently featured in the Sheehan Gallery, were established outside the entrance to Maxey Hall. In short, Munns was a local artist that recently passed away, and much of his work is a result of his interests in shamanism... Read more »

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Mr. Whitman Contestants Get Creative

Sam Grainger-Shuba
October 31, 2013
Filed under Events, Greek Life, News

It's that time of the year again: The boys are back in town, and eight contestants are eager to take the stage to become the one, the only, Mr. Whitman. Nov. 1 marks the annual Mr. Whitman Pageant, hosted by the Kappa Kappa Gamma women's fraternity. For the past nine years, Kappa has organized the male beauty pagean... Read more »

Mease not Mooses: Parents Weekend

Mease not Mooses: Parents Weekend

Luke Hampton
October 31, 2013
Filed under Campus Cartoon, Opinion

Cartoon by Asa Mease... Read more »

Alumnus Writes Psychological Thriller about Local Cemetery

Serena Runyan
October 31, 2013
Filed under Feature

An abandoned road not far from Whitman leads to an old graveyard with chipping headstones and weeds as old as the bodies they grow over. At night the moon barely illuminates the grass where Whitman alumnus Stanley Wilson '66 sat with his date on the night they saw a drunken Walla Walla citizen get pushed... Read more »

Haunting on Issacs Avenue

Rosemary Hanson
October 31, 2013
Filed under Humor

Though North Hall has long been rumored to be the most haunted place on campus, recent reports coming out of Jewett Hall may challenge that claim. First-year roommates Alan Bazonrkinson and Bruce Stevens of 2-west report a number of disturbing occurrences. "We keep hearing voices at all hours of the... Read more »

Sports Website Boasts Variety of New, Improved Features

Sports Website Boasts Variety of New, Improved Features

Cole Anderson
October 31, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

If you've been to the Whitman Athletics web page within the last few weeks, you will have noticed that they have made some changes. In fact, you will probably have noticed that pretty much every aspect of the site has been either improved or changed to something better. "The new website has a com... Read more »

Musical Nostalgia: Places, Time Have Their Own Sound

Musical Nostalgia: Places, Time Have Their Own Sound

Emma Dahl
October 31, 2013
Filed under A&E

One of the best things about music is how, after listening to a particular song or album for a while, it can become emblazoned with the way your life was at that point in time; you forever associate that locality or time period with that music. Yet sometimes I think music can come with an association be... Read more »