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KWCW studio.
October 20, 2022
KWCW Radio Station at Whitman College is a creative place for exploration and for students to actively engage with the larger community.
October 15, 2022
Mariners Owner John Stanton ’77 Brings Baseball Buzz Back to Seattle
The Mariners broke the longest active playoff drought in sports this year, hosting their first playoff game in 21 years at T-Mobile Park. “It’s really John’s leadership that made this possible,” said Jeff Raikes, a former Microsoft exec and minority owner of the team.
October 14, 2022
Author Laura Krantz ’00 Balances Curiosity and Exploration in Children’s Book About Bigfoot
Her new book for pre-teen readers, The Search for Sasquatch, explores Bigfoot through a scientific lens.
Kazi Joshua inside his office.
October 13, 2022
Dean of Students Kazi Joshua Named to Governor’s Clemency and Pardons Board
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Kazi Joshua has been appointed to a four-year term on the Washington State Clemency and Pardons Board.
October 12, 2022
Latinx Alums Work to Better Their Communities
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we are honored to spotlight a small number of the many alumni whose Hispanic heritage has contributed to their success and to stronger and more inclusive communities. Read the advice these alums are sharing and learn about their success.
Campsite inside a cavern at night.
October 11, 2022
Going Deep
Whitman College alum Rick Smith ’02 didn't realize that his biology degree was actually setting him up for an award-winning career as a filmmaker. Smith shares how he explores the world as a storyteller.
Students sitting in a circle at the amphitheatre.
October 6, 2022
What’s Your Whitman Happy Place?
We surveyed Whitman College students, faculty and staff to see what spots on our beautiful campus brought them joy and comfort. Here are some of the responses.
October 6, 2022
Sociology Professor Michelle Janning Mulls Emotional Infidelity in Modern Relationships
“Partners want clarity and parameters, but they want to decide these for themselves, more than ever before,” she explains.
October 5, 2022
Assistant Professor of Politics Andrea Sempértegui Explores Ecuador’s Historic Strike
The essay looks at how an Indigenous-led general strike wove together anti-neoliberal and anti-extractive demands, and articulated a broad grassroots coalition of Indigenous, rural and urban movements. It also offers a brief history of Ecuador’s Indigenous movement and its political leadership.
Whitman debate team.
October 4, 2022
Whitman Debate Team Celebrates Historic Victory at Rice University
The Whitman College Debate and Forensics team took the top three places in the Rice University Classic in Houston, Texas in September 2022. All three Whitman parliamentary pairs teams advanced to the quarterfinals and finished in the top three positions, making it a triple close-out, a first in Whitman debate history.
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