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Power and Privilege Symposium 2017

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor

February 23, 2017

The class of 2017 will be the first for which the Power & Privilege Symposium has been a staple in the Whitman year, every year. It was before the 2014 event that faculty first voted to cancel class on the day of the symposium, and since then the event has grown and molded, logistically and cult...

The Symposium Chronicles

Image from The Pioneer, November, 2006.

Olivia Gilbert

February 22, 2017

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...

Dragfest returns with renewed vigor

Photo by Annabelle Marcovici.

Christy Carley

October 3, 2014

Whitman's annual Dragfest has returned this year in the form of a three-part series organized by GLBTQ.This year Dragfest consists of three events; the first of which, Vanity Fair, took place Saturday, Sept. 27. Mainly planned by Sophomore Jessica Beccari, co-president of GLBTQ, the event aimed to teach...

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