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 […]

Finals Survival Tips

It’s that time of year again: finals week. The last push until the end of the semester. This Monday, Whitman students began taking their final exams and turning in final papers for all of their classes, in what is no doubt the most stressful week of the semester. It often feels like too much to […]