Trust Your Gut

Alright folks. The day is approaching. May 1st. Decision day. I know, I know- it’s scary and overwhelming and what if I make the wrong decision? What if I can’t decide? What if I just don’t go to college? I can imagine a lot is going through your head at this juncture- I’ve been there, […]

Whitman Counseling Center

While experiencing stress at college is a normal and fairly universal experience, sometimes students need help from professionals when challenges become too overwhelming to handle on their own. At Whitman, we are fortunate to have a wonderful counseling center that has tons of resources for students undergoing difficult times. Whether it’s a busy schedule, demanding […]

Spending Your Time Wisely

Now that the semester is over half-way through, students seem to be finding themselves flooded with midterms, papers, and projects for classes that are doubling their pace as the end of the school year nears. These next five weeks of classes (not including Finals Week) will play an integral role in how your grade turns […]

Whitman College: One of the most BEAUTIFUL Colleges in America

“Carnival” was created in 1997 by Jim dine. This picture is a comparison of the same Carnival in Winter and Spring. New coming students should remember this statue since all of you will learn “Carnival” in your Encounters’ course!   This is a photo of Ankeny Field. Students enjoy sunshine and play sports during their […]

First Gen at Whitman

I grew up in Walla Walla, so I have been aware of Whitman College’s existence for most of my life. I can remember going through campus as a small child, and being enchanted by the wandering ducks, bold squirrels, and many tall trees. However, for a variety of reasons, I did not think that being […]

Welcome to My Village

It takes a village to… do a lot of things, actually. It takes a village to raise a child, sure. We’ve all heard that a million times. It also takes a village to graduate from high school, even though I know I wasn’t as cognizant of that when I was there. At Whitman, though, it’s […]