Outdoor Excursions

If you are or have been a Whitman student or even a prospective student, you have most likely heard of Whitman’s Outdoor Program. Through the Outdoor Program, there are a variety of outdoor activities available, such as hiking, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, and more. Students can also rent gear from the Outdoor Program, such as camping […]

Hello from Yunnan, China!

Over the summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the Yunnan Province in southwest China through a Whitman program called Crossroads. The Crossroads Program seeks to lead short but high impact excursions led by Whitman professors. My program was led by Professor Chas McKhann and Professor Zhao Wencui. The Yunnan of China is […]

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 […]

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, […]

The One Act Plays

A friend and I attended the opening of the annual student created production, The One Act Plays. This event is a highly student driven production, as the three plays are not only performed but also written by Whitman students. Each play is its own unique, stand-alone story. After viewing the different plays, the audience is […]