A Day in the Life of an Off-Campus Whitman Student during Quarantine

While the long, hot summer days of Walla Walla don’t hint towards the end of summer, it’s certainly creeping up. In a time where the calendar feels utterly irrelevant, knowing that school starts in less than a month is jarring – where did the summer go? Some have been spent at work, some days lost […]

Welcome Class of 2024! 

Since decision day just passed, I would like to personally congratulate and welcome the class of 2024! Given the obvious pandemic, I think it is very special that students are choosing Whitman as their school. Especially many students who were not given the opportunity to visit the campus during the spring — this is a […]

Gap Year Q&A

Hi, future Whitties! I got the chance to have an amazing conversation with junior Sarah Murphy, a Classics major, while she was abroad in Italy. Sarah took a gap year before she came to Whitman and spent time in the American Field Service Program in Finland. During this Q and A, she shares some highlights […]

Who’s on your team?

As the school year is wrapping up, I’d like to go over the people that will be essential in your arrival to Whitman. These times are uncertain and many of us may feel nervous about the upcoming semester. Especially first-generation college students, who is your support system as you begin your journey as a first-year? […]

Fall Fashion at Whitman

Coming from a place like Los Angeles, where fashion was a large part of my life, I was surprised to find that Whitman style was very different from anything I was used to. Whitman has a reputation for a very outdoorsy style, filled with Patagonia and Birkenstocks, and my personal preppy aesthetic felt out of place. However, […]