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Gleason Bauer’s Moment Workshop explores the dynamics of space
“Violet” in review: Is Lana Del Rey a poet? 

“Violet” in review: Is Lana Del Rey a poet? 

October 15, 2020

If you imagine a book of poetry written by a heartbroken, sentient butterfly, you have a pretty good...

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Nordic Skiing at Whitman: 2001 to present
Whitman athletics coaches’ perspective on remote seasons

Whitman athletics coaches’ perspective on remote seasons

October 8, 2020

SSRA courses take on new forms and topics

October 8, 2020

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Leaked document details “Plan for Comprehensive Review” of college programs and departments

“More flexibility”: Faculty raise concerns over college management

October 8, 2020

Whitman welcomes new courses amid search for interdisciplinary collaboration

Whitman welcomes new courses amid search for interdisciplinary collaboration

October 8, 2020

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The business of fake news: How algorithms influence our opinions
Scout Hutchinson, Columnist • October 15, 2020

The spread of information, news, personal ideas and stories through the internet has created a world where it seems like everything is at your fingertips. However, these online spaces have also created...

Illustration by Annika Bauerle.
The Climate Clock is ticking, but for whom?
Sile Surman, Columnist • October 8, 2020

In the last several weeks, you may have come across a picture circulating around social media of a large digital timer in New York City. An Instagram post of the 15-digit clock from Washington Post garnered...

Illustration by Allyson Kim.
Neutrality in the age of the quantified self
Victoria Helmer, Columnist • October 8, 2020

From test scores to fitness trackers, many of us are quantitatively evaluated on a daily basis, and these ratings can come with a host of spiritual side effects. A classic example of this is social media....

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President Murray announces new diversity initiative
Pleyaheyda B.N. Frank • October 15, 2020

President Murray announced a new diversity initiative in a socially-distanced speech at the amphitheater last week.  “The recent crises...

Illustration by Anika Vucicevic.
Students vanish in Zoom breakout rooms
Conor Bartol, Toothpaste Skeptic • October 15, 2020

Online learning has been thrown into disarray following the mysterious disappearance of twelve students in Zoom breakout rooms. In three separate...

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