Be kind to yourself

We are entering the beginning of winter, and the beginning of finals, and that means stress, cold, colds, and lots of work. Here are some important tips to help you stay afloat this finals season… Sleep! Getting enough sleep is probably one of the most important and reliable ways to make sure you stay healthy […]

Department Overview: Politics

While Whitman is composed of many interesting academic departments, as a senior I’d like to selfishly highlight my own major; politics. The Whitman Politics Department is an extremely unique one in terms of most liberal arts colleges nationally. While many similar departments label themselves a “political science” department, Whitman’s department of politics takes a different […]

Three’s a Crowd

Coming to Whitman, I of course expected to have small class sizes, with Whitman being a small Liberal Arts school. What I did not expect, however, was that I’d walk into my Latin class on the first day to find myself in a class with a grand enrollment of two. And, yes, one of the […]

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 […]