Make The Most Of It

See that ecstatic looking, smiling blonde girl in the lower center of this photo? That’s me, a Classics Major, having a dandy time in a Geology class of all things. Ever since I declared my major, I’ve been in this mindset of all things humanities: Latin, Greek, writing, and history. I signed up for this […]

Day in the Life

Classes are important in college, but for a majority of students, our actual class time usually consists one, two, maybe three hours of the day. For prospective students who are still in high school, this may sound like a blessing. However, college life is not nearly that easy or straightforward— besides classes, our days are […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Continue to Resist!”

As a Whitman student, you should know Power and Privilege Symposium, an all campus event in February, consisting of a compelling keynote on the night of day one and many options of workshops during the day of day two. Our theme for the 6th annual P&P is “Resist!”. But how to interpret this term? No […]

Meet The Beatles

While music has always been an integral aspect of my life, I don’t play any instruments, am unable to read music, and can have pretty significant stage fright. For those reasons, I never imagined taking a music course at Whitman. Yet when I saw an opening in the course Meet The Beatles, I immediately added […]

Learning a New Language in College

If you have ever taken a foreign language class, you will understand the difficulties of learning the vocabulary, grammar rules, pronunciation and culture behind an entirely new language. Throughout middle and high school, I took classes for Spanish and American Sign Language, respectively. The classes themselves were fairly easy— usually just memorization regarding vocabulary and […]