Fall Highlights

Even though fall technically lasts until the 21st of December, I am writing my fall highlights blog now. As soon as Thanksgiving ends it is the Holiday Season, and I can’t think of carols and candy canes and latkes as fall specialties. It’s hard enough trying to keep Christmas tunes out of my life until […]

Freedom Songs

On November 8th and 9th Whitman held the annual Freedom Songs event. Every year the students put on this event to help the audience and performers to reflect on the societies we live in, while presenting music, dance, and poetry from underrepresented artists and students.  The lobby was packed as I walked in the door […]

Mid-Autumn Festival

On September 15, China @ Whitman (the Chinese student club) hosted the Mid-Autumn festival for all Whitties to attend. The Reid Ballroom was decorated with Chinese knots and a painting, and was cordoned into a section to listen to Chinese music and a section with food and activities. Red bean and lotus moon cakes were […]

Roll Blues

I think Division-III athletics is really where it’s at. As a swimmer and student-athlete (they love that title- gotta make sure we don’t forget about the student bit) here at Whitman, I’ve been so lucky to experience the community we’ve built as an athletics program, and I was especially feelin the love this weekend. The […]

The One Act Plays

A friend and I attended the opening of the annual student created production, The One Act Plays. This event is a highly student driven production, as the three plays are not only performed but also written by Whitman students. Each play is its own unique, stand-alone story. After viewing the different plays, the audience is […]