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The Other Side of Myra Road

Chris Hankin, News Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Myra Road separates Walla Walla from the city of College Place; it also separates Whitman College from Walla Walla University. The two institutions exist in parallel universes with little crossover. I had the chance to visit Walla Walla University last Wednesday, April 12. I drank Ginger Chai Tea wit...

The fall of Bernie Sanders

The fall of Bernie Sanders

Chris Hankin, Reporter
July 27, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Philadelphia - The third day of the Democratic National Convention was defined by the official nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee, finally and totally ending the meteoric rise of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Activists came together all over the city, congregating at City ...

A Streetcar Named “Death of the G.O.P.”

A Streetcar Named “Death of the G.O.P.”

Chris Hankin
July 20, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Cleveland, Ohio -- The Republican Convention is now three quarters complete. Wednesday brought another day of inconsequential protests and a heavy police presence outside the convention, while inside a Republican Party starved of unity continued to prove that modern conservatism has many differen...

Pranks, Fishing, and Human Rights: The Pio Hour Show 3

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz
October 2, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast

In this episode of the Pio Hour, hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Chris Hankin '18 about his summer working on a fishing boat in the Bering Sea. Anna also pulls a prank on Andrew and interviews alumni about historic Whitman pranks. This episode also features Allie Donahue '16 as she...

Include Christians in diversity conversation

Christopher Hankin
February 19, 2015
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

The class of 2018 has entered Whitman amid backlash at the school for a lack of diversity, both racial and economic. The student body expressed its dissatisfaction with admissions policies by staging protests like the "Créme de la Créme" piece on the steps of Memorial Hall and the Encounters walkout...

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