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Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Sarah Debs

January 24, 2013

For most students, winter break means leaving campus to enjoy the holiday season elsewhere with family and friends. For some varsity athletes, however, this is not the case. Instead, these athletes spend the majority of winter break on campus training or travelling around the Pacific Northwest for compet...

Slow and Steady Wins the Race: A Reflection on Legalizing Marijuana and Gay Marriage

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

November 13, 2012

The 2012 election is over, but the public opinions, controversy and debate surrounding it is hardly finished. Even on the Whitman campus, reflections and analyses have only just begun. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, guest speaker Eli Sanders came to offer his own observations of the recent election. An esteemed...

Obama Carries Utah in Electoral College, Analysts Speculate Because of Last-Minute Switch of Stance on Polygamy

Kyle Seasly

November 5, 2012

Though downplayed as an "outdated issue" and an old stereotype of Mormons, polygamy finally entered the political ring on the Monday night before elections. President Obama announced that he was both officially changing his stance on the issue, and that he and Oprah Winfrey are getting married. "It's...

2012 film season promises action, massive star power

2012 film season promises action, massive star power

Nathan Fisher

January 26, 2012

With the 2011 movie season concluded, save for the upcoming Academy Awards, it's time to look forward. 2012 appears to have some goodies coming our way. Here's my can't-wait-to-see film list in the action/adventure, comedy and thriller genres. The first film I am looking forward to seeing is ...

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