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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Illustration by Helios Santoro

Your Business Here is to Meme: Whittie Instagram Culture

Amelia Leach, Feature Writer November 9, 2023

Type ‘whit’ into your Instagram search bar and you're bound to find dozens of non-Whitman College affiliated accounts. Some of these pages, including @whityak_, @whittiebluesclues and @whitman.memes.for.class23teens...

Illustration by Hayden Garner.

To embrace or eradicate? Whitman’s hacky sack epidemic

Maura Kelly, Opinion Columnist April 27, 2023

Hacky sack circles are so hippie-dippy-liberal-artsy-granola-college it’s disgusting, and I’m a massive fan. I was vehemently opposed at first. You would not catch me making a fool of myself doing...

On friendship

Jordan Brant, Senior April 20, 2023

Writer’s note: This article was inspired by the important lessons and ideas that I gained from my former philosophy major advisor, Professor Tom Davis. He helped me grow as a person through his teaching. Why...

Illustration by Kai Bowen.

Why does campus culture stink?

Bex Heimbrock, Opinion Editor April 20, 2023

The wet-blanket-ification of Whitman College has resulted in a campus culture of finger-wagging and desolate energy. Multiple times throughout this semester, I’ve asked my classmates, “Is it just...

White silence on campus

White silence on campus

Kainat Ansari, Opinion Columnist November 10, 2022

Non-European conflicts and human rights violations in parts of the world where non-White people reside are hardly ever acknowledged on campus. Take, for example, the horrific killings of Palestinians,...

Op-Ed: Caffeine and Labor at Whitman College

Philip Stefani, Whitman College Senior April 6, 2017

I write in response to Alex Pitts' opinion piece of March 30 uniquely titled "Caffeinated and Loving It." I will first sketch my agreements with some elements of Mr. Pitts' article as he makes scrupulous...

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