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On Sunday, April 17, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) unanimously voted to amend the bylaws in order to reaffirm the Editor in Chief and Publisher of their sovereignty over Whitman College’s student newspaper. The vote came after a lively Senate discussion concerning an ASWC Oversight Co...
When the voices most essential to the conversation belong to people who don't feel safe coming to the table, we need to make the table safer.Read more »
It is painful to see a major news outlet ignore questions that need to be asked and criticisms that need to see the light of day—it is painful because it happens over and over again in the media.Read more »
Accepting sadness adds poignancy to life, makes us more creative, and helps us find and discover ourselves.Read more »
Clinton’s identity as a woman does not stand as a legitimate reason to elect her president of the United States, but it’s the reason many feminists do stand by.Read more »
Illustration by Claire Revere. When Donald Trump first became a serious candidate for the presidency, many collectively exclaimed, “I’ll move to Canada,” with the smug, implicit assumption that Canada would even accept us. And when Americans visit a foreign country, for the most part they do...
Evangelical Christianity emphasizes love and a mission to spread the word of God, so it is blatantly ironic that Trump’s supporters are so ready to accept his proposed laws that limit Mexican and Muslim Immigration.Read more »
In my point of view Brazil made the mistake many latin americans, individuals, and nations, do – they tried to hard to put a good moment on exposition.Read more »
What interests me most, though, aren't the particularities of the bill or the conversations surrounding it, but the complete and total lack of perspective surrounding trans rights in general, which these recent events have served to make apparent.Read more »
We like to think, as people, that we have a great degree of control over our lives.Read more »
When we tacitly accept these beliefs as truths, when we label those convicted of crime as categorically “evil” and then avert our eyes, we are doing a great disservice to the progress of our nation.Read more »
When taken to its logical conclusion, glossing over of cultural practices as “just different” presupposes critical discussion.Read more »