Timothy Kaufman-Osborn to Step Down as Dean of Faculty and Provost

Sam Grainger-Shuba
November 25, 2013
Filed under News

June 30, 2014 will mark Dean of the Faculty and Provost Timothy Kaufman-Osborn's last day in his current administrative position. Kaufman-Osborn will be taking a year-long sabbatical and plans to return to the college in some capacity in the fall of 2015. Kaufman-Osborn, known within the Whitman... Read more »

Ice Chalet Provides Skating Outpost For Community

Ice Chalet Provides Skating Outpost For Community

Mitchell Smith
November 21, 2013
Filed under Sports

Some kids sit, others cling to a white wall with a yellow stripe lining the bottom and the rest glide gleefully across the ice. This is the scene at the YWCA Ice Chalet on a typical Thursday night. The Ice Chalet, established in 1965, is the only ice rink within a 40-mile radius in Walla Wall... Read more »

Olive Showcases Community

Olive Showcases Community

James Kennedy
November 21, 2013
Filed under A&E

When heading to a café or restaurant, the first thing on one's mind is usually food. The Olive Café and Marketplace is still very much about stimulating your taste buds, yet with an additional focus on art exhibition, the downtown café steps apart from the crowd by stimulating your eyes as well... Read more »

Student Volunteers Aim to Create Community at STEP Shelter

Student Volunteers Aim to Create Community at STEP Shelter

Isabel Mills
November 21, 2013
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight

Four years ago, there was not a place for single women in need of shelter to go in Walla Walla. The local women's STEP shelter has since changed that. "Before, there was the YWCA domestic violence center, and then there was the Christian aid shelter directed towards men and families. It was seen that... Read more »

Cross Country Finishes Strong at Regionals

Cross Country Finishes Strong at Regionals

Marah Alindogan
November 21, 2013
Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

The Whitman men's and women's cross country teams found great success last Saturday, Nov. 16 as they finished their season at the Division III West Regional meet. Both the men's and women's teams finished with greater success than in past years. The men finished eighth out of 18 teams, while the women finished fifth... Read more »

Artists’ Politics Don’t Define Their Own Work

Artists’ Politics Don’t Define Their Own Work

Andy Monserud
November 21, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Opinion Highlight

A couple of weeks ago, I watched a film that I have wanted to see for a long time. Ever since I read "Ender's Game" for the first time in 2005, I always wished for a film version. Blissfully engrossed in a 10-year-old's fantasy, I sat through the movie without a care in the world. But when I stepped out of the theater, I was hit w... Read more »

Junior Principle Player Exudes Passion for Violin

Junior Principle Player Exudes Passion for Violin

Emma Dahl
November 21, 2013
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Junior Ryan Jacobsen, the concertmaster of the Whitman College Orchestra, has been playing violin since he was five. Music and violin performance are his passions, and there is nothing else he'd rather pursue. Jacobsen said in an email interview that as soon as he could talk, he started askin... Read more »

Miley Cyrus: Simply Growing Up

Dani Hupper
November 21, 2013
Filed under Opinion

When I was in elementary school, I confidently wore tie-dye sweat pants with a silver sequin belt. A couple years later I tried to go for the boho-chic look, but my confidence was wounded by Gresa H. during our Shakespeare unit when she commented that she "really liked my Friar Lawrence costume." Even... Read more »

Don’t Trust Bee in Anderson 203

Don’t Trust Bee in Anderson 203

Melina Hughes
November 21, 2013
Filed under Humor

Oh my god guys, let me tell you. I moved here from Indiana with the dream of getting a good liberal arts education, but you will not believe what I have had to put up with! So my roommate is a total B---, by which I mean she is a bee, and also sort of a bitch. I mean, when I first got here she demanded ... Read more »

ASWC Resolution Condemns Racism on Campus

ASWC Resolution Condemns Racism on Campus

Sam Grainger-Shuba
November 21, 2013
Filed under ASWC, News

ASWC senators voted Sunday night, Nov. 17 to approve a resolution designed to give the administration specific goals in reducing racism on Whitman's campus. The resolution directly addresses the issue of institutionalized racism on Whitman's campus against which a group of at least 225 student... Read more »

Don’t Let Efficient Angles Overwhelm Campus Aesthetics

Elena Aragon
November 21, 2013
Filed under Humor

Everyone does it every day –– go to class, go home, go to the gym or go visit friends. The most frequent landmark people need to trek across is the glorious Ankeny Field. Sadly, an unfortunate by-product has resulted from the massive daily migrations of students across campus. Whitties, being... Read more »

Soundtrack of My Life: Professor David Schmitz

Adam Heymann
November 21, 2013
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

It is a gift for any music lover to live around New York City. A hub of musical innovation, New York City has been an incubator for great jazz at Blue Note Jazz Club, while punk and new wave made their reputations in CBGB and disco and dance music became popular in clubs like Studio 54 and the Paradise... Read more »