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 […]

Three’s a Crowd

Coming to Whitman, I of course expected to have small class sizes, with Whitman being a small Liberal Arts school. What I did not expect, however, was that I’d walk into my Latin class on the first day to find myself in a class with a grand enrollment of two. And, yes, one of the […]