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Pepsi Offers Peace with an Empty Can

Zuhra Amini, Columist
April 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

On April 5, Pepsi released an ad starring Kendall Jenner making peace with the police at a “protest” by offering a police officer a can of Pepsi. The protest depicted was ideologically ambiguous with signs asking to “join the conversation” and fashionable millennials having a good time. I...

Reflecting on Race

Reflecting on Race

Christy Carley, News Editor
October 13, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

On Thursday evening the words of “We Shall Overcome” echoed across the steps of Penrose Library, while candles flickered in the dark. Members of the Whitman community gathered together to mourn the black lives lost to police brutality. The vigil, sponsored by Whitman’s Black Student Union (BSU) inclu...

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