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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

The Problems with Prescriptivism

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist April 20, 2017

How many voices do you have? Assuming you’re a student, you’ve probably got the budding scholar’s voice, the one with terms like “isomorphic” and “contingent” strung together into highly...

“Chi-Raq”: An Amusing Look at a Serious Topic

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer February 25, 2016
For a film that begins by presenting a damning social statistic-more Americans have been killed in Chicago in the last decade than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined-Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" is curiously, but not pointlessly, lighthearted.
Illustration by Kelsey Lund

Lives of Black Youth Are Disposable in America

Gladys Gitau February 27, 2013

In light of recent mass shootings, it seems as if America is really adamant on preventing the slaughter of innocent lives. No one wants to see the horrific stories of young children dying on their morning...

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