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Inspiration at the Big Apple for Art students by

New York City is a playground for the senses. People fill the sidewalks, breathing in air that rings with Broadway tunes. The scents of food from all around the world – dumplings, pasta, gyros – mingled together to serenade seventeen senior Art and Art History majors and professors from Whitman as they explored the city. Even though their feet ached from walking, the works of great artists such as Matisse, Picasso, Rothko and Takashi Murakami didn’t fail to inspire creativity and excitement. From Nov. 18 until the morning of Sunday, Nov. 23, students spent about nine and a half hours – from ... (more)


Holiday volunteer opportunities through the SEC by

Adopting a family sounds like a difficult task, but it doesn’t take much to provide a family with a more cheerful holiday season. Abby Juhasz, the community service coordinator in the Student Engagement Center, facilitates the Adopt-a-Family program every winter. Whitman students, faculty and staff can group together (like the Biology department, the Admissions Office, and Marcus House) to “adopt” a family. Groups donate funds necessary to ensure that their family has enough food, necessities and small gifts to make their holidays special. “We delineate between Wants and Needs ... [that way] people get the things that are clearly essential, but also ... (more)



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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 ...


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 ...


The Art of Listening: Peer Listeners offer chance to learn what it means to listen

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“Can you envision a society where people don’t listen? What ...


Senior year provides new perspectives on Greek life

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Within a few weeks of arriving to campus, first-years are ...