The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

Ben Caldwell
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, Opinion

You've heard it before, you'll hear it again: the last 15 years have given rise to technologies that have changed almost every aspect of our daily lives. Cell phones and mobile computers of every shape, size and customizable color have ascended to the status of sacred objects that we insist on... Read more »

Dining Halls Divide Students

Ben Caldwell
May 8, 2014
Filed under Feature

The debate about which dining hall is best is always on, particularly among first-years on campus. It's not uncommon to hear arguments around campus about which dining halls have the best food, best seating, best atmosphere and best service––sometimes involving vehement attacks on one dining hall. Anyone... Read more »

Students Pass on Love of Reading with Story Time

Students Pass on Love of Reading with Story Time

Ben Caldwell
April 24, 2014
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight

The Story Time Project gives Whitman students a chance to pass on their love for books by reading to children who might not otherwise have much literature in their lives. Story Time is one of five ongoing weekly service programs managed by the Student Engagement Center. It was started by Adjunct Instructor of S... Read more »

Search Committee Prepares to Pick Next President

Search Committee Prepares to Pick Next President

Ben Caldwell
April 10, 2014
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

The moment that President Bridges announced his imminent resignation in February, wheels were set in motion to find his successor. The search will be nationwide and exhaustive, and it will require hard work, expertise and months of dedicated service from those chosen to serve on the presidential search committe... Read more »

Students Seek Counseling Center Alternatives

Ben Caldwell
March 6, 2014
Filed under Feature

When they need a listening ear, most students view the Counseling Center as their first resource. But does the Counseling Center have enough support for everyone? There are alternative resources on campus and in the community, but unfortunately not as many students seem to take advantage of them. La... Read more »

Advocates Continue to Struggle Against Racism

Advocates Continue to Struggle Against Racism

Ben Caldwell
February 13, 2014
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight

The controversy surrounding race and racism at Whitman College is not limited to the incidents online last semester, the rally that disrupted the Board of Trustees meeting last semester or the upcoming Power & Privilege Symposium. According to students belonging to racial minorities, the problem of racism is not a new o... Read more »