Blogging Whitman

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Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

Alyssa Fairbanks

The film “Julie & Julia,” which hit theaters summer of 2009, was the first motion picture based on a blog. Although not as often talked about as social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, blogging is a consistently popular form of internet expression. Blogs that cover almost any subject imaginable can be found on a number of host sites. Are Whitman students part of this growing blog culture? This week, Feature looks at blogging on campus, from the academic use of blogs to the personal.