Whitman’s Lucky Ducklings

If you happen to visit Whitman’s campus, one of the first things you will notice are the paddling mallards. These majestic birds can be seen waddling around, swimming in Lakum Duckum (an appropriately named pond on campus), crossing the streets in uniformed rows, and grazing on seed that friendly neighbors provide. More than once I have […]

Vlog from Whitman’s 2017 Power & Privilege Symposium

In this edition of the vlog, Maya Baker-Freid ’17 and Andrew Rivas ’17 attend Whitman’s 2017 Power & Privilege Symposium. This annual two-day event consisting of a keynote speaker, a closing concert, and various workshops on issues of power, privilege, and inequality within our society. Watch the vlog to experience this transformative event from home, and for more […]

Film and Media Studies at Whitman College

Dear friend,   Today I write to you to discuss the Film and Media Studies major here at Whitman College. The Film and Media Studies Department, popularly referred to as the “FMS Department”, challenges students to approach film and media as interdisciplinary areas of study. Rather than selecting predetermined narrow tracks such as Directing, Screenwriting, […]

Spring Semester at Whitman

Spring Semester has started!  After a well-deserved month vacation, students all over campus are joyfully setting their alarm clocks and gearing up for another semester filled with classes, events, and eventually some warmer weather. For many seniors, including myself, this is our last semester at Whitman college. We have experienced three Walla Walla springs, and […]