Entries by Technology Director

Talk Arises of Changing Whitman’s Mascot

In the wake of the Power & Privilege Symposium, a conversation has been ignited about the possibility of Whitman changing its mascot. The Whitman College mascot has undergone a more complex evolution that we often consider. The Missionary mascot was designated by Reverend Eells when he created the school, and over time the phrase “Fighting […]

Upcoming Event: Sustainability Summit!

Interested in learning about Whitman’s sustainability initiatives? Looking for ways to get involved in sustainability-focused clubs and projects on campus? Come to the Reid Coffeehouse at 7pm on February 25th for an exciting evening uniting the college’s green clubs, ASWC, and Whitman’s sustainability leaders for conversation, updates, and chances to brainstorm and network within the […]

First Senate of 2015

The Senate is back for the spring in a bustle of legislative activity, with an exciting list of initiatives for the coming months and some new faces around the ASWC office. Convening on February 1st with a heavy agenda including the SRS 15.1 Resolution regarding sexual misconduct policy, the Senate had a productive start to […]

Films & Fruit, Sophomore Senator Style

A swift sample of sophomore delegation culture–dedication and direction, film and fruit. Dana Casterella Favorite place that she’s visited: Palm Springs, California (Anticipated) major: Politics Last movie seen upon asking (in October): Gone Girl What she hopes to accomplish in ASWC: There are many great initiatives that ASWC is working on this year, but I am […]

Final fall senate summary

The ASWC Senate convened for the last time in 2014 to approve a GlobeMed request, ratify a club, and table a resolution. With the money allocated from the Travel & Student Development Fund, Haley Case ’17 will be able to attend the GROW institute training conference in Chicago to learn about GlobeMed and develop an internship. ASWC also recognized stART, Students […]

Senior Survey

The members of the senior delegation ponder their roles on ASWC, their impending graduations, and their olfactory preferences. Tim Reed Major: Philosophy Favorite Smell: Lodgepole pines in the Sierra Nevada Dream spring break location: Skiing in Canada What he hopes to accomplish with ASWC this year: Reforming campaign election by-laws, advocating for more transparency in […]

Junior Jams

The members of the junior senator delegation reveal their deepest secrets… or at least a window into their musical/literary preferences and their goals for ASWC. Gillian Friedman Major: Race and Ethnic Studies Her current favorite song: September by Earth, Wind, and Fire What she hopes to accomplish with ASWC this year: I hope to always have […]