You Only Ball Once

You Only Ball Once

Aleida Fernandez
January 31, 2014
Filed under Off-Campus Blogs, Sprechen Sie Englisch?

It's ball season in Vienna. During January and February many Viennese - and tourists - don their best evening attire and dance the night away at a beautiful location until the wee hours of the morning. If it sounds like a Disney movie, it's because it basically is. This last week I had the opportunity... Read more »

U Mad Bro? The “Notorious” Leader of Boom

Riley Foreman
January 30, 2014
Filed under Northwest Sports Optimist, Web Only

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman can be described by many words, but "quiet" isn't one of them. National media outlets have conflated his recent outspokenness, attempting to depict him as the NFL's latest villain. On the contrary, Sherman's remarks aren't damaging to warrant even a trace of true football... Read more »

Finally Settled

Serena Runyan
January 30, 2014
Filed under Living in History, Web Only

I'm sitting in my apartment in Jerusalem, Israel, where I am studying abroad this semester at Hebrew University with the DOME program: Dynamics of the Middle East. I came here primarily for the academic content of my program: politics, religion, peace and conflict, etc.- to fix the knowledge gap I have... Read more »

Meditating with Sebastian Lowe

Meditating with Sebastian Lowe

James Kennedy
January 30, 2014
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

With finals giving way to a welcome month-long break, many Whitman students found peace of mind in their escape from stressful college life. However, with the start of the new semester, stress is returning in full force, and students will have to look elsewhere for that inner calm. Perhaps they w... Read more »

Whitman Teaches The Movement Begins Third Year

Whitman Teaches The Movement Begins Third Year

Sarah Cornett
January 30, 2014
Filed under Events, News

Whitman Teaches the Movement launched its third year on Monday, Jan. 27 with two kick-off events: a panel of educators sharing experiences in teaching the Civil Rights Movement and a guest lecture by Kate Shuster of the Southern Poverty Law Center. The two events were organized by the Student E... Read more »

Confessions of a College TV Binge-Watcher

Confessions of a College TV Binge-Watcher

Nathan Fisher
January 30, 2014
Filed under A&E

With the life-changing advent of Netflix streaming, I'm not proud to admit that with each break from school, I'm swept into the binge-watching culture.  As each episode of my current series obsession winds down, I patiently wait as the Netflix 15-second clock winds down, and, viola, the next chapter... Read more »

Whitman Seeks Sustainable Solutions at Conference

Whitman Seeks Sustainable Solutions at Conference

Lachlan Johnson
January 30, 2014
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, News, News Highlight

In an effort to find a way to focus and better coordinate Whitman College's sustainability project, Campus Sustainability Coordinator Tristan Sewell will lead a delegation of five students to the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference. The conference, which will be held on Feb. 6 and 7 at Wester... Read more »

Off-Campus Studies Office Welcomes Students Back From New Programs

Off-Campus Studies Office Welcomes Students Back From New Programs

Emily Lin-Jones
January 30, 2014
Filed under Feature, Front Page Slideshow

As classes start up again for a new semester, students who spent the first half of the year abroad have returned to Whitman with no shortage of stories to tell. This past semester, the Off-Campus Studies Office sent approximately 70 students abroad on semester- or year-long programs in over 30 cou... Read more »

Swim Team Refocuses with Annual Training Trip

Swim Team Refocuses with Annual Training Trip

Marah Alindogan
January 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Varsity Sports

For most Whitman students, winter break consists of catching up on favorite shows on Netflix or spending quality time with family members. However, the men's and women's swim teams took advantage of the time away from school to travel to Claremont, Calif. for their annual training trip at Claremont McK... Read more »

Overweight Man in Red Burglarizes Home During Holidays, Traumatizes Family

Tara McCulloch
January 30, 2014
Filed under Humor

"I just feel lucky to be alive," said Mitch Goldberg in light of the recent burglary of his Walla Walla home. On the night of Dec. 24, a corpulent man in red invaded the home of Goldberg and his wife, Anna Goldberg. They described the night of the incident in vivid detail. "I had called my daughter... Read more »

Mease Not Mooses: First Day of Classes

Mease Not Mooses: First Day of Classes

Luke Hampton
January 30, 2014
Filed under Campus Cartoon, Opinion

Cartoon by Asa Mease.... Read more »

New Year, new (even more fabulous) me

New Year, new (even more fabulous) me

Melina Hughes
January 30, 2014
Filed under Humor

Oh my God, a new year, right? So it's definitely time to get my life in order. And as the new year dictates, I made some resolutions: Exercise more Quit smoking Save money Recycle more Manage my stress Read more Dress better But, honestly, who has time to do all of that? Well, since I am thoroughly dedicated to turning over a new leaf, I vowed to tack... Read more »