Whitman’s Lucky Ducklings

If you happen to visit Whitman’s campus, one of the first things you will notice are the paddling mallards. These majestic birds can be seen waddling around, swimming in Lakum Duckum (an appropriately named pond on campus), crossing the streets in uniformed rows, and grazing on seed that friendly neighbors provide. More than once I have […]

Spring Semester at Whitman

Spring Semester has started!  After a well-deserved month vacation, students all over campus are joyfully setting their alarm clocks and gearing up for another semester filled with classes, events, and eventually some warmer weather. For many seniors, including myself, this is our last semester at Whitman college. We have experienced three Walla Walla springs, and […]

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 […]

Fall in the Wallas

Fall in Walla Walla is undoubtedly one of the highlights of going to Whitman. The weather starts to cool off, the leaves begin to change, and hoodies and flannels replace shorts and t-shirts. Even as students begin to settle into their routines and find their favorite places to study, there are plenty of things to […]