Getaway

Up until twelfth grade, winter break had always been the longest break of the school year— a whopping two weeks long! Right before the holidays, classes would begin to stall. Talks of cupcakes, candy-canes, gifts and Secret-Santa’s would float through the hallways, blanketing the entire school in a haze of holiday excitement. Once the holidays […]

Finals Survival Tips

It’s that time of year again: finals week. The last push until the end of the semester. This Monday, Whitman students began taking their final exams and turning in final papers for all of their classes, in what is no doubt the most stressful week of the semester. It often feels like too much to […]

Be kind to yourself

We are entering the beginning of winter, and the beginning of finals, and that means stress, cold, colds, and lots of work. Here are some important tips to help you stay afloat this finals season… Sleep! Getting enough sleep is probably one of the most important and reliable ways to make sure you stay healthy […]

Department Overview: Politics

While Whitman is composed of many interesting academic departments, as a senior I’d like to selfishly highlight my own major; politics. The Whitman Politics Department is an extremely unique one in terms of most liberal arts colleges nationally. While many similar departments label themselves a “political science” department, Whitman’s department of politics takes a different […]