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 […]

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. […]