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The Purposes of Protesting

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist
February 23, 2017
Filed under OPINION

When you are standing in the middle of a crowd of protesters it’s hard not to get the impression that something is being done. Thousands of people chanting in unison “education not deportation” or “this is what democracy looks like” packs the same kind of punch as finishing the first st...

Senior Leads Annual Drive for Letters of Gratitude

Emily Lin-Jones
November 15, 2012
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

Senior Lea Baker wrote a letter to her boyfriend going through U.S. Army basic training every day of her freshman year. When he couldn't receive mail, she wrote to other soldiers deployed overseas––and enlisted fellow Whitman students to help. "The first year I did Letters of Gratitude it was...

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