Whitman Counseling Center

While experiencing stress at college is a normal and fairly universal experience, sometimes students need help from professionals when challenges become too overwhelming to handle on their own. At Whitman, we are fortunate to have a wonderful counseling center that has tons of resources for students undergoing difficult times. Whether it’s a busy schedule, demanding […]

Spending Your Time Wisely

Now that the semester is over half-way through, students seem to be finding themselves flooded with midterms, papers, and projects for classes that are doubling their pace as the end of the school year nears. These next five weeks of classes (not including Finals Week) will play an integral role in how your grade turns […]

First Gen at Whitman

I grew up in Walla Walla, so I have been aware of Whitman College’s existence for most of my life. I can remember going through campus as a small child, and being enchanted by the wandering ducks, bold squirrels, and many tall trees. However, for a variety of reasons, I did not think that being […]

Welcome to My Village

It takes a village to… do a lot of things, actually. It takes a village to raise a child, sure. We’ve all heard that a million times. It also takes a village to graduate from high school, even though I know I wasn’t as cognizant of that when I was there. At Whitman, though, it’s […]

Summer Travel at Whitman

Last fall, when I was starting my first semester at Whitman, I was intrigued by a unique opportunity to travel to a foreign country through the Whitman summer program, Crossroads. This program allows professors to teach short but intense off-campus courses in various locations throughout the world. In previous years, students have traveled to Stockholm, […]

Housing at Whitman

Finding a good housing situation is important when you decide to attend a college. After all, school is your new home away from home, and a dorm, apartment, or house that fits your routine goes a long way towards academic success. Whitman offers lots of options for student housing. Students here live on campus for […]

Bikes bikes bikes!

As a former club swimmer, the most “off-season” I’d ever had was 2 weeks in the spring and 2 in the summer. But now, being a college athlete, and having finished our swim season (with a NWC Conference W for the swimmin’ women #rollblues) my first official off-season is in full swing! Before coming to […]

5 Places to Study Off-campus in Walla Walla

Whitman College offers plenty of comfortable, centrally-located venues for study including Penrose library, Reid campus center and all of the academic buildings, each offering unique spaces for learning. While these sites are frequently utilized by the community, many students also enjoy venturing off-campus to do some work in new settings. Walla Walla is full of […]