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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship

Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship

Bill Landefeld November 14, 2013
Have you ever had a question that you didn't feel comfortable asking anybody? Well, I know that myself and many other Whitman students have. Luckily at Whitman, there is such a place that you can do this, and it is on a website called Whitman Encounters. However, this outlet to freely speak your mind might not be around for much longer.
Anonymity Shapes the Whitman Encounters Community

Anonymity Shapes the Whitman Encounters Community

Evan Taylor December 6, 2012
There's only one place on campus where you can find declarations of love among intellectual discussion, where cackling trolls hide out under a bridge called diversion and where faceless people debate the merits of facelessness. Whitman Encounters, a website created and facilitated by Whitman students, provides an open discourse through anonymous posts by users. The site—whitmanencounters.com—allows for anyone, within or outside of the Whitman community, to view the various issues brought up in posts, ranging in topic from sex to Halloween costumes.
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