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Calling out Whitman College

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2017

On campus, it is generally accepted as a given that ‘privilege’ and ‘entitlement’ are definitively bad. Especially after an event like the Power and Privilege Symposium, words that, in and of themselves, only mean that we are able to affect change or that we have certain rights now possess a ...

Befriending community members challenges assumptions

Joey Gottlieb

October 4, 2012

Since beginning to work for a local company in Walla Walla this past May, I have been surprised and dismayed to discover that Whitman students are not always well-liked by Walla Walla natives. I have met and talked with people who have felt outright mistreated by Whitman students and their families,...

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