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Revenge Porn Lawyer Comes to Whitman Campus

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Carrie Goldberg runs a legal practice in Brooklyn that specializes in sexual abuse and privacy, or going after “assholes,” as she recently put it at a lunch with Whitman students interested in law. Her star has risen in past years, as she has become a prominent and successful advocate for victims...

Esteemed Federal Judges Demonstrate Possibility of Success in Legal Field

Esteemed Federal Judges Demonstrate Possibility of Success in Legal Field

Lorah Steichen
October 9, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Last Friday, Oct. 4, students interested in law traded their casual attire for their finest formal dress in order to attend a lunch with three of the most distinguished federal judges on the West Coast. The lunch was an interactive question and answer session held in Memorial 331, where Whitman stu...

Negative contacts skew police, student views

Negative contacts skew police, student views

Hannah Bartman
May 2, 2013
Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

Whitman students and Walla Walla police officers aren't often at odds with each other, but when the police do get called in, students are not usually in their best form. While the majority of students see the police as helpful and well-meaning, weekend interactions with law enforcement may provi...

Birds Receive Protection, Face Mammalian Threats

Birds Receive Protection, Face Mammalian Threats

Hannah Bartman
February 7, 2013
Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

Walla Walla's populated mix of progressive college students, farmers and small town families is also home to a group of unacknowledged individuals: birds. 10 years ago, Walla Walla was dubbed by the city as a "bird sanctuary," forbidding the hunting and harassment of native bird species within city limits. According to the law, "No person...

Freedom of speech extends to video games

Blair Hanley Frank
November 18, 2010
Filed under Columnists

Saying that video games are controversial is a rather serious understatement. State governments all over our country have tried to ban the sale of "violent" games to minors for quite some time. For the most part, the proposed laws have all been struck down in court. Until recently, the Supreme Court...

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