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Shocker of the Week: Miley Cyrus Quits Twitter!

Blair Hanley Frank
October 12, 2009
Filed under Opinion Writers' Blogs

In a development that has sent shock waves through the entire Internet, Miley Cyrus, star of Hannah Montana, and daughter of Billy Ray, has ceased using Twitter. The outcry has been so severe, she has even earned her own hashtag, #mileycomeback. For those of you who don't know, a hashtag is something Tw...

An Excellent Healthcare Debate

Alex Potter
September 27, 2009
Filed under BLOGS

Check out this debate between the number two Republican in the House and his Democratic colleague from Virginia. A thorough debate of the issues that unfortunately demonstrates just how much more thoroughly the Democrats have thought through the health care issue....

Tech Tidbit: This is why you don’t mess with gamers.

Blair Hanley Frank
September 16, 2009
Filed under Opinion Writers' Blogs

Do video games lead to violence? I don't think so, but owning a samurai sword certainly might: Detectives are still interviewing a Johns Hopkins University student who fatally lacerated the upper body of a man breaking into his off-campus residence overnight. The suspect also suffered a nearly-seve...

Women’s tennis places third at NWC

Whitman Tennis Team
April 21, 2009
Filed under BLOGS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

The Whitman women placed third at the NWC tournament in Yakima, Wash. on April 17 and 18. In the semis, the Missionaries fell to Linfield College for the third time this season, 5-1. They rebounded the next day to beat Pacific University, 6-0, to take third place. Whitworth University topped Linfield...

Russ Caditz-Peck and Submission

Alex Kerr
March 20, 2009
Filed under Opinion Writers' Blogs

When the admittedly professional journalist Russ Caditz-Peck argues for Whitman College's right to withhold all but three staplers, here, he demonstrates the exact greed-defending mentality that allowed these AIG bonuses to pass. Listen to the people cry! A certain G. Frew admits, "today I needed t...

Entitlement and Alex Kerr

Russ Caditz-Peck
March 11, 2009
Filed under Opinion Writers' Blogs

An aspiring "journalist" nicknamed Alex Kerr provides evidence here that we are truly Generation Me; a peer group of entitled, self-absorbed, and self-important complainers who refuse to buy their own staplers. On that note, how does the 3rd floor library men's bathroom consistently smell so much wors...

How does this school not have staplers?

Alex Kerr
March 6, 2009
Filed under Opinion Writers' Blogs

1) This is a college 2) College students write papers 2a) often more than one page 2b) ... 3) Multiple page papers require staplers 4) This school has three staplers 5) How is this still true?!?!

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