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The Symposium Chronicles

The Symposium Chronicles

Olivia Gilbert
February 22
Filed under FEATURE

Today  marks the fifth annual Power and Privilege Symposium, a day in which members of the Whitman community will gather to attend sessions led by students, faculty and community members on the themes of justice, diversity and inclusion. Symposiums of all sorts are nothing new to Whitman. Throughout...

Speak Up and Act Out at Power and Privilege

Speak Up and Act Out at Power and Privilege

Sara Platnick
February 25
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Classes were cancelled on Feb. 18 for Whitman community members to attend the 2016 Power & Privilege Symposium.

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A Q&A Preview of Power and Privilege Workshops

A Q&A Preview of Power and Privilege Workshops

North Bennett
February 15
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Pioneer previews four workshops from the 2016 Power and Privilege Symposium via a Q&A with workshop organizers.

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Alinsky symposium sparks topics of community organizing, activism

Alinsky symposium sparks topics of community organizing, activism

Rachel Alexander
October 22
Filed under News Highlight

Someone  walking by  Reid on Friday, Oct. 16 easily could have been convinced that the Whitman bubble is just a myth. Over 100 community members, faculty and Whitman students gathered there during lunch to participate in a discussion about community organizing in Walla Walla. The talk, which feat...

Global Studies Initiative addresses torture at symposium

Global Studies Initiative addresses torture at symposium

C.J. Wisler
February 26
Filed under Events

In light of current local and international politics, the Global Studies Initiative seeks to complicate and unsettle the contemporary ideas on torture at "Torture and the Human Body", a Global Studies Initiative symposium, this Saturday, Feb. 28. The Global Studies Initiative launched this year...

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