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The Symposium Chronicles

The Symposium Chronicles

Olivia Gilbert

February 22, 2017

Filed under FEATURE

Today  marks the fifth annual Power and Privilege Symposium, a day in which members of the Whitman community will gather to attend sessions led by students, faculty and community members on the themes of justice, diversity and inclusion. Symposiums of all sorts are nothing new to Whitman. Throughout...

Reflecting on Race

Reflecting on Race

Christy Carley, News Editor

October 13, 2016

Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

On Thursday evening the words of “We Shall Overcome” echoed across the steps of Penrose Library, while candles flickered in the dark. Members of the Whitman community gathered together to mourn the black lives lost to police brutality. The vigil, sponsored by Whitman’s Black Student Union (BSU) inclu...

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