Summer at Whitman

After being at Whitman for three years, I could easily tell you what the average school year looks like on campus. At the beginning of the year, late summer days cause Ankeny Field to be a huge social hub of activity. First years eagerly eat their Bon Appetit dinner out on the green grass by […]

Gentlemen of the Road

They came. They saw. They played a ton of music to an incredible audience. This past weekend in Walla Walla, we played host to a fantastic event, one the likes of which our little town has not seen before. After all, how often is it you get to have not just a music festival in […]

Sweet, Sweet Layers

It’s that time of year again. Some schools send pennants. Plenty of places send stickers. Some institutions will even send something personal to each student. But how many schools send their incoming students a box of onions? Each and every summer, as a way of saying welcome to Whitman, we send off several hundred boxes […]

In Bloom

Summer continues, and with it comes some fun parts of campus life. While students don’t always get to see bits of what life is like on here during the stretch between June and August, Walla Walla and Whitman’s campus itself remain fantastic, beautiful, and all around vibrant. Although most folks on campus end up taking […]

The “Quiet” Months

Summer is upon us. With the rise in temperature and the return of green and growing things to the world, comes a time for celebration, but after that, for introspection. Whitman College recently saw the Class of 2015 shake hands with our outgoing president George Bridges, take their hard earned diplomas, and stride into the […]