The RA Experience

For the past year, I’ve had the lucky opportunity to serve as the Resident Assistant, or RA, of the German Interest House. It’s been an amazing experience in so many ways, and I have a hard time thinking that it’s almost over! Being an RA was always a dream of mine, ever since I arrived […]

Faculty: They’re Just Like Us! (Only with PhDs)

  In September, the Whitman College Anthropology department, as they do every year, took the senior Anthropology majors to Pendleton, OR for a weekend to experience firsthand the “Pendleton Round-Up”, the “Happy Canyon Pageant”, and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute. The weekend was geared towards providing the us seniors with a better grasp on rich moments […]

My Little Friend

Do you ever get tired of hanging out with your friends? Yeah, me too. I mean come on, I can only fake laugh at their jokes for so long. Just kidding, I actually really do love my friends’ cringey jokes. However, constantly hanging out with people your same age, which tends to happen at college, […]

Family Weekend at Whitman

For me, Family Weekend goes a little something like this: Friday: 4:37 PM: First thoughts of cleaning the room enter my mind. 5:43 PM: Frantically folding clean laundry and putting away clothes, arranging furniture, straightening blankets, and vacuuming the floor because they’re 15 minutes out! 6:02 PM: My family shows up, and wants to check […]