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Food for thought: Opening night of “They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!” approaches
Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter • September 29, 2022

As September winds to a close, theater majors and other students involved in drama productions are putting in the work to prepare “They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!” for...

"The Woman King": Sensationalism vs. truth
Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter • September 29, 2022

The newly released movie "The Woman King" has sparked discussion at Whitman and around the world after receiving mixed reviews days after being released. The movie follows...

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Love It or Lose It: Long-Distance in College
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September 15, 2022

What It’s Like to Transition at Whitman

May 12, 2022

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Beer goggles, munchies and Title IX violations
Natalie Comerford, Opinion Writer • September 29, 2022

Every year, we have the same dude, Jason Kilmer, come in and give a talk to freshmen during orientation week about “Beer Goggles to Blackouts, 'The Munchies' to Memory Issues." It’s supposed to be...

Genocide or conflict? Israel vs. Ukraine
Kyle Mathy, Opinion Writer • September 29, 2022

Israel violates nearly every single one of the 149 articles of the Geneva Convention in its actions against Palestine and falls into most definitions of genocide. Still, the United States has doubled down...

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Cross-Fire: Cancel Culture
Ahmed Elsayed and Kainat Ansari September 22, 2022

Cross-Fire is a new bi-weekly Opinion column where writers go head-to-head on the issues that matter. This week's issue: cancel culture —is it anti-progress or a progressive utopia? Read, share and then...

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Masking rules relax. Shoe wearing rules tighten?
Grace Canny, shoe enjoyer • September 29, 2022

On Sept. 9, 2022, Peter Harvey sent the email heard 'round the world—Whitman is now mask-optional! Some of Whitman rejoiced, burning masks...

First-year taken hostage: Released under the condition they join sight-singing club
Carmel Stephan, town crier • September 29, 2022

On Wednesday night, a first-year student was abducted from their room in Anderson C-sec and taken hostage by a group of unknown choir students....

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