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Recontextualizing images of violence

Nana Kumagai, Columnist October 7, 2021

On Monday, Sept. 20, the White House criticized border patrol after images of police chasing Haitian immigrants circulated online. For the past several weeks, all the way until the end of September, thousands...

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Julia Stone August 29, 2013

We met Manuel at the Juan Bosque Migrant Shelter, the only shelter open at night on either side of the border. Earlier that day, he had been dropped off by old school buses that had been converted by...

No More Deaths focuses on humanitarian crisis at border

Julia Stone April 5, 2012

Recently, immigration has been a highly contested political issue, but six Whitman students who spent one week on the U.S.-Mexico border reveal that immigration and border control is just as much a...

Illustration: Julie Peterson

No More Deaths reveals humanitarian issues close to home

April 5, 2012

This column was contributed by senior Lauren McCullough and sophomore Keiler Beers. Americans and Whitman students have a long legacy of being interested in humanitarian crises outside the United...

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