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Whitman Bubble Turns Physical

Clara Wheeler, staff writer

February 11, 2016

In a shocking turn of events, the social separation that Whitman students feel from the rest of the world has formed a literal bubble around the campus. This newly-made translucent dome is impenetrable to the rocks and politically correct insults thrown at it by students between classes and blocks all...

Whitman Key Space for Challenging Viewpoints

Marcial Diaz '13. Photo by Skye Vander Laan.

May 13, 2013

This column was contributed by Marcial Díaz Mejía '13. My first year, I had a pro-Palestine picture on my wall. Someone in my section saw it and asked me why I had it up. I explained my position. Later, that same person told that I should probably remove it from my wall, as another section-mate could get offended. I refused, explaining that this was one of the re...

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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