Penrose Library

Penrose Library is probably one of the best places on campus as it is the epitome of don’t judge a book by its cover. Although it may appear as just a library at face value, Penrose is much more. Aside from the vast collection of textbooks, novels, and  other pieces of literature to aid in […]

Fall Highlights

Even though fall technically lasts until the 21st of December, I am writing my fall highlights blog now. As soon as Thanksgiving ends it is the Holiday Season, and I can’t think of carols and candy canes and latkes as fall specialties. It’s hard enough trying to keep Christmas tunes out of my life until […]

Freedom Songs

On November 8th and 9th Whitman held the annual Freedom Songs event. Every year the students put on this event to help the audience and performers to reflect on the societies we live in, while presenting music, dance, and poetry from underrepresented artists and students.  The lobby was packed as I walked in the door […]

Brand New Home

One of my friends from back home recently said he was going to “go home and change” then meet me for dinner. I was so confused. And for a moment, I refused to accept that he called it home. I began to question whether I even had a home anymore. “Home,” home was so far […]

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, […]

Whitman Slang

“Yo docboy, what’s happening?” “I was at teak last night, and I met a chiller from Andy.” “Were they a fratagonian? I know you like crunchy people, and Andy can get granola.” “I guess they were a little patagucci, but definitely chiller. I definitely want to go ‘mock with them some time.” “Full send! Do […]

Whitman Club Tennis

In my attempt to stay active in college, I joined Whitman Club Tennis. This activity has done more than just provide me with a group of people that has welcomed me with open arms; it has introduced me to an activity that, though I’m not great at, I can dedicate myself to for 3 and […]