This Week in Feature:

Off-Campus Studies


Tales of going away and coming back


Disparities in Study Abroad by

Anyone who’s studied abroad knows that the pool typically doesn’t represent the average American college student population. Many programs abroad attract students with a fairly consistent background—most typically white, female, and middle/upper-middle class. Statistically speaking, not unlike Whitman itself. The decision to study abroad is a personal one, and each student whether at Whitman or another school has to consider a significant number of factors. Finances, major completion, and interests are just a few of the questions students hoping to spend a semester off-campus must consider when beginning to plan. These factors and the decisions students make because of them result in ... (more)


That Guy Who Went to Seoul by

Article by  Allie Donahue “I don’t want to be that guy,” said Sam Curtis, junior BBMB major, and recent graduate of the Seoul, South Korea program with the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). “I don’t want to be that guy who starts every sentence with ‘When I was abroad...’ It’s so hard! Sometimes it’s easier to pretend it didn’t happen.” But that’s not really an option. “It’s hard to say without sounding cliché ... but I loved it. It was transformative," said Curtis when I asked him the fated "How was your time abroad?" question. Curtis was one of two Whitman students to travel to Seoul ... (more)



Feature History

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

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New technologies make the work of many departments at Whitman more efficient, freeing up time and energy to complete questions or surveys. They also can help make visible intensely complicated theorized concepts thought up decades ago by, say, Einstein, in ...


Disparities in Study Abroad

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Anyone who’s studied abroad knows that the pool typically doesn’t ...


That Guy Who Went to Seoul

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Article by  Allie Donahue “I don’t want to be that guy,” ...

Inspiration at the Big Apple for Art students

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New York City is a playground for the senses. People ...


Holiday volunteer opportunities through the SEC

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Adopting a family sounds like a difficult task, but it ...


Profile: Lauren Hauck

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Senior Lauren Hauck is a History and Art History double ...


Whitman Debate collaborates with Penitentiary inmates

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Twelve members of the Whitman Debate Club will join inmates ...