Profile: Lauren Hauck

Serena Runyan
December 4, 2014
Filed under Feature

Senior Lauren Hauck is a History and Art History double major. She's been involved with debate at Whitman since her first year when she learned parliamentary debate, and she became a policy debater her second year. This was all new to Hauck- she hadn't debated before college like many debaters on... Read more »

Whitman debate and the community

Serena Runyan
December 4, 2014
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

Meet a couple Whitman debaters and learn about their collaboration with the State Penitentiary.

Students form relationships with community members

Students form relationships with community members

Serena Runyan
November 6, 2014
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Through multiple service learning organizations on campus, students are creating long-term relationships with community members through the generations.                  

Food Sustainability at Whitman

Serena Runyan
October 23, 2014
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How does Whitman make efforts to keep fight food insecurity and reduce waste?

Being a religious minority on campus

Serena Runyan
October 16, 2014
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

How do students with a small or non-existent religious community on campus keep in touch with their religion and culture?

Inside the Transfer Process

Serena Runyan
September 25, 2014
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What prompts students to come to Whitman? To leave Whitman? What is it like to leave one campus and integrate into another?

Escort team makes campus security visible

Escort team makes campus security visible

Serena Runyan
September 18, 2014
Filed under Feature

Twenty-eight Whitman students can be seen this year patrolling campus with vests that read "Escort." These student escorts, employed by Whitman's Campus Security office, not only provide a valuable service to the Whitman community, but they allow security officers like John DeLaney to spend more time... Read more »

Campus security stays strong

Serena Runyan
September 18, 2014
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

Meet the Director of Security and student escorts that make campus safe for the Whitman community.

Director of Security builds connections with students

Director of Security builds connections with students

Serena Runyan
September 18, 2014
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight

Though his son may be the one wearing the costume, Matt Stroe is the real superhero. Matt Stroe has been Whitman's Director of Security for one year now, and his son is the four-year-old that wears superhero costumes to every home basketball game. Stroe focuses on one main idea when h... Read more »

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Gap Years Offer Students More Stability Entering College

Serena Runyan
September 11, 2014
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

As soon as he graduated high school in Portland, Silas Morgan began backpacking almost every trail in the Columbia River Gorge with a friend for three months. That was only the beginning of a year packed with wine, backpacking and traveling before starting at Whitman this year. Morgan knew he wanted to t... Read more »

New Faces at Whitman

Serena Runyan
September 11, 2014
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

Learn what brought two new history professors to Whitman, and about how three first-years spent their gap years before coming to Whitman.

New History Professors Come From Different Places for the Same Reason

Serena Runyan
September 11, 2014
Filed under Feature

After growing up in Massachusetts and finishing a Ph.D. at Harvard just last year, Assistant Professor of History Jakobina Arch now finds herself in a place unlike any she's familiar with –– dry and empty eastern Washington –– as a new tenure-track history professor at Whitman College. "This... Read more »