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US blocks UN’s no Nukes Vote by Bringing Nuke Along

Clara Wheeler, Assistant Chair
April 13, 2017
Filed under Humor

The United Nations’ meeting in March about banning nuclear weapons grew heated as the United States refused to get rid of its nuclear weapons. Switzerland kept urging the United States to be reasonable and to calm down, but tensions were brought even higher when Greece knocked over Germany’s glass...

Whitman’s Model United Nations Club Wins Big

River Sterne
November 14, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Despite low numbers, the Whitman College Model United Nations Club is winning big awards. The club, consisting of 12 active members, travels around the Pacific Northwest, and occasionally to the East Coast and Canada, to attend UN simulations with other colleges. The Model UN team, led by sophomore...

U.S. Needs New Policy in Syria

Andy Monserud
September 19, 2013
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

It seems, miraculously, that the Syria situation has calmed down –– from the American perspective, at least. Bashar al-Assad, the East Mediterranean nation's dictator, recently agreed to a plan, proposed by Russia, to hand over his nation's chemical weapon stockpiles to the United Nations for destruction....

Whitman Alumni Find Environmentalist Views Evolving

Whitman Alumni Find Environmentalist Views Evolving

Sam Chapman
May 13, 2013
Filed under Circuit, FEATURE, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

At Whitman, ideals are one thing you can always count on finding somewhere. There is no shortage of people who believe strongly in something––in the end of rape culture, the abolition of modern slavery, the inadvisability of GM crops––and assert that the only way to get it is to fight for it. This...

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