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  • Finding Their Voice
    Whitman Magazine

    Kaitie Dong ’18 and Cassandra Otero ’18 share more than having lived in the same section in Anderson Hall as first years. They also advocate for social justice—and move the bar forward in significant ways.

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  • Whitman Adds Creative Writing Minor
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    As of the 2017-18 academic year, Whitman students who aspire to be novelists, poets and essayists will be able to earn a new creative writing minor—the college’s 34th (along with 46 majors).

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  • From the Gridiron to the Stage to the Page
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    How to define Dirk Benedict ’67, given all the sides to him? As an actor, he starred on Broadway; made his movie debut in "Georgia, Georgia," written by Maya Angelou; and earned fame and fortune on TV in "Battlestar Galactica" (as Lt. Starbuck) and "The A-Team" (as Templeton “Faceman” Peck). The writer, actor and Whitman theatre major spoke to "Whitman Magazine" about his career and his life after Whitman.

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  • Life Under Water
    Whitman Magazine

    Oceanographer Nancy Prouty ’93 and evolutionary biologist Katie Wagner ’04 investigate the planet’s deepest aquatic habitats to explore and protect underwater ecosystems.

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  • Home Sweet Stadium
    Whitman Magazine

    Of the record 21 Whitties who played summer collegiate baseball this season, three honed their skills at home with the Walla Walla Sweets.

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  • Whitman’s Commitment to Environmentalism Grows
    Whitman Magazine

    Whitman’s Commitment to Environmentalism Grows

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  • The Forgotten Emotion
    Whitman Magazine

    Does Professor Thomas Armstrong’s research into the psychology of disgust hold the key to more effective treatments for anxiety disorders?

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  • Whitman Advances More Than 20 Faculty Members
    Whitman Magazine

    Twenty-three faculty members spanning 19 of the college’s departments and programs received promotion to full professor, tenure and contract renewal, effective the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, announced Whitman’s Provost and Dean of the Faculty Alzada Tipton.

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  • Viscous Elixir
    Whitman Magazine

    A poem commissioned for "Whitman Magazine" by Katrina Roberts, Mina Schwabacher Professor of English/Creative Writing and Humanities.

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  • Commencement Honors and Urges the Best in Whitties
    Whitman Magazine

    Commencement 2017 overview

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  • President Murray: Imagination, Innovation, Inventiveness, Individuality—the I’s Have It at Whitman
    Whitman Magazine

    President Kathleen M. Murray's Summer 2017 letter to the Whitman community.

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  • Strategic Priorities Approved
    Whitman Magazine

    Abstract for "Strategic Priorities Approved"

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  • Good Chemistry
    Whitman Magazine

    Senior Lecturers of Chemistry Deberah Simon ’72 and Machelle Hartman mastermind a course so popular with Whitman students that there’s a three-year waitlist for it. The imaginative design of Chemistry in Art, a lab class for non-science majors, appeals to students across the disciplines.

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  • Crossword Puzzle
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    Summer 2017 Crossword Puzzle

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  • Adam West
    Whitman Magazine

    William Anderson (stage name Adam West) ’51 died on June 9, 2017, in Ketchum, Idaho, after battling leukemia. TV fans of yesteryear knew him as the original Caped Crusader—star of the campy action comedy "Batman" (1966-68).

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  • Feature Stories
    Whitman Magazine

    Feature stories from the Spring 2017 issue of Whitman Magazine

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  • Echo Chamber
    Whitman Magazine

    Lud Brito '18 takes on political turmoil and division in "Echo Chamber," an eclectic show premised on the increasing polarization in her homeland and in the United States.

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  • Eyes of the World
    Whitman Magazine

    Chemistry professor sings the praises of the Grateful Dead, environmental protectionism and Whitman students.

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  • Make Your Home Among Strangers
    Whitman Magazine

    Make Your Home Among Strangers named 2017 Summer Read

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  • Helping Hand
    Whitman Magazine

    Bao-Tram Do ’13 overcomes adversity to become a community and civic leader.

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