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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

2023 Rabinowtiz Award winners are announced

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter April 20, 2023

Since 2011, the Ben Rabinowitz Award has been given in honor of Whitman College President Tom Chronin to support projects that seek to promote compassion in medicine, politics or on-campus projects. The...

Illustration by Madi Welch.

Drawing the line: Replacing cancel culture with compassion

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist March 4, 2021

When I first saw the TED Talk by Betty Hart on canceling “cancel culture” I was curious how that could be possible. Betty argued for replacing cancel culture with compassion. She describes the act...

Another Perspective on Cultural appropriation

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor October 29, 2017

In light of the PSA’s plastered around campus around Halloween time reminding us that ‘My culture is not a costume’ for an often-times oblivious perpetrator, it seems important that we re-think cultural...

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