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Establishing a Career from College to the Corps

In a rural community in central Senegal, Katie Richards lived “the quintessential Peace Corps life.”

“My home was a cement hut with a grass roof, no electricity, no running water, and a bunch of fun-loving kids to test my personal boundaries – in the best ways,” Richards said. 606 more words


Wild Women of the Ditch

Last month, the wine-stomping, onion-growing metropolis of Walla Walla, Washington, saw its population nearly double for a weekend when a music festival called Gentlemen of the Road came through town. 235 more words

Halley Mccormick

The Measure of a Man

“Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one’s own competence, accomplishments or capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power.” 513 more words


Fire 'nightmare' surrounded firefighters

The firefighters – members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire – rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. 401 more words


Sawatdee Ka from Thailand!

Greetings from Whitman’s GlobeMed GROW Team! Paal, Anu, Haley, and I (Rebecca), safely arrived in the beautiful, bustling, baking hot metropolis of Chiang Mai, Thailand last Thursday. 633 more words


349. 392. 401.

349. 392. 401.

Freddie Gray was, by some accounts, the 349th person killed by police in the United States in 2015.

By Friday, May 1, the day of a die-in in front of Penrose Library at Whitman College, 392 people had been killed by police in 2015. 46 more words

Halley Mccormick