Hello from Yunnan, China!

Over the summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the Yunnan Province in southwest China through a Whitman program called Crossroads. The Crossroads Program seeks to lead short but high impact excursions led by Whitman professors. My program was led by Professor Chas McKhann and Professor Zhao Wencui. The Yunnan of China is […]

Getaway

Up until twelfth grade, winter break had always been the longest break of the school year— a whopping two weeks long! Right before the holidays, classes would begin to stall. Talks of cupcakes, candy-canes, gifts and Secret-Santa’s would float through the hallways, blanketing the entire school in a haze of holiday excitement. Once the holidays […]

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 […]