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 […]

Environmental Studies at Whitman College

The Environmental Studies Department is one of the best academic departments on Whitman’s campus. As a current senior studying Environmental Studies-Sociology I am 100% unbiased in this claim. The department is incredibly unique as one of the only interdisciplinary majors where students combine Environmental Studies with another department in either the humanities, physical sciences or […]

On the Road (Again)!

It’s officially that time of year. Admission Officers from colleges and universities all around the country are packing bags, shipping boxes of materials, booking airplanes, rental cars, reserving hotel rooms, contacting high school counselors, and in a final flurry of “Farewell,” “See you in a month,” and “Have a good trip!” are hitting the road. […]

Music to Travel By

As you’ve likely caught on by now, the bulk of our officers are currently out and about, on the road, up in the air, and traveling throughout the country, visiting high schools, attending college fairs, and holding interviews in coffee shops near and far. These past two weeks, for instance, I’ve been in the Twin […]

On the Road Again

Whitman is on the road. Let me explain what I mean. For the next five to six weeks, Whitman Admission Officers will be traveling around the United States (and sometimes a bit further afield) visiting high schools, attending college fairs, conducting interviews, and in general interacting with hundreds of prospective high school students. It’s a […]