Post First-year Check-in

As the second semester of my first year quickly progresses, I can’t help but think about all the experiences and changes I’ve gone through over the past six months. I was always told that college would be a process of self-discovery, but I never understood how intense that process would be. Academically, I’ve realized I […]

Sunshine at Whitman

Coming from LA, one of the biggest adjustments that I have had to make here probably has to be that to the weather. I had lived in mostly 60-100 degree weather under sunshine and drought for 15 years and then I came to Whitman. That being said, the varying weather is one of the reasons I love […]

Penrose Library

Penrose Library is probably one of the best places on campus as it is the epitome of don’t judge a book by its cover. Although it may appear as just a library at face value, Penrose is much more. Aside from the vast collection of textbooks, novels, and  other pieces of literature to aid in […]

Whitman Club Tennis

In my attempt to stay active in college, I joined Whitman Club Tennis. This activity has done more than just provide me with a group of people that has welcomed me with open arms; it has introduced me to an activity that, though I’m not great at, I can dedicate myself to for 3 and […]

Debate at Whitman

A challenge that I often face is being in the present; my thoughts run through my head a million miles a minute and because of that I really enjoy immersive activities.  When I’m in a debate round, it is impossible for me to think about anything other than what’s going on right in front of […]

The Climate Strike

The concept of college being an educational arena both in and outside of the classroom is not new. I just did not expect to be so moved by an educational experience outside of the classroom so quickly into my college career. September 20, 2019 marked the day of the Global Climate Strike, and it was […]