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Editorial: Wire Receives Letter from the KKK

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief

November 1, 2017

When an envelope addressed to the “Campus Student Media Group” appeared in The Wire’s mailbox, it had a stamp in place of a return address. The stamp read “Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan” along with a logo of a hooded figure on a rearing horse holding a cross, with the confederate and ...

Town Hall Considers Question of Free Speech

Lindsey Brodeck, News Reporter

October 24, 2017

ASWC’s first town hall of the year saw Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Kazi Joshua, Dean of Students Darren Mooko and Dean of Faculty Melissa Clearfield start a discussion about free speech on campus. In light of recent riots at colleges in response to alt-right speakers, such as at UC Berkeley,...

Reflections on Charlottesville

Reflections on Charlottesville

Maggie Chang, News Writer

September 5, 2017

On August 31, Whitman students, faculty and staff gathered in Reid Coffeehouse to mull over reactions to the white supremacist rally held in Charlottesville, Va. Daren Mooko, Whitman’s newly appointed Dean of Students, opened the event by summarizing the Charlottesville incident. He was followed...

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