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A Major Choice: Whitman’s Diverse Academics

A Major Choice: Whitman's Diverse Academics

Lachlan Johnson

August 29, 2013

"What are you majoring in?" After "What's your name?" and "Where are you from?" this is one of the most common questions overheard in the hallways of a first-year residence hall, in classrooms of introductory courses or as students stroll together across Ankeny Field. When you step on campus as a first-year, people w...

Letter From the Editor

Shelly Le

August 29, 2013

Nearly three years ago to this day, I stepped onto campus absolutely unprepared for the following four years ahead of me. I'm not just talking about the fact that I was still packing my bags at 3 a.m. the night before my flight left for Walla Walla; I was also unprepared to leave behind my family,...

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 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to transport deportees from federal detention center...

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