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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Identity without apology: what I wish I had known

Identity without apology: what I wish I had known

Sneh Chachra, Feature Writer February 9, 2023

Growing up in Indian culture meant growing up in a Fair and Lovely world: light skin with a body and personality that didn’t take up too much space was what you strove for. Skin bleach (like Fair and...

Whitman College Poetry Society presents: Heedson Redrick’s brilliant ”˜Poems of Punishment’

Reed Hendrickson April 9, 2015
Sincerity A concept so important Yet so rarely true When you sit down on a stump to think Does the term really describe you? One’s own ego tends to create a stink

The Fragile Rock

Jessica Faunt October 17, 2014

October 3, 2014 - Comb Ridge, UT "Soft as the earth is mankind and both need to be altered" -W.H. Auden Somewhere deep in southeastern Utah, outside the unexpected town of Bluff, rock is holding...

Whitman Fosters Power of Beauty

Whitman Fosters Power of Beauty

May 15, 2014
Senior guest columnist Allison Bolgiano reflects on how Whitman has helped her realize the power of beauty.

Beauty and the Beholder, Part Two

Hillary Smith March 5, 2014

I'm going to pick up where I left off in my last post: Discussion of Differing Perceptions of Beauty, Part Two. Last week, I wrote about the evolution of societal perception of the perfect female figure....

Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound

Lindsey Holdren April 7, 2013

Doubtful Sound is in New Zealand's Fiordland National Park and was used as a backdrop in The Lord of the Rings (so of course we had to check it out). Fiordland is one of the rainiest places on Earth; the...

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