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Hey Whitties! Ready for a BetterYou™?

Michael Conlin-Elsen, Columnist April 22, 2021

A strange advertisement appeared to me while I was scrolling through my Instagram stories. It read, “Hey, Whitman students! Ready to become the healthiest version of you this semester? Download BetterYou...

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Are corporate monopolies killing choice?

Elise Sanders, Columnist February 20, 2020

Walk into your local Safeway and look at what’s on the shelves and in the fridges. Although there’s a large variety of foodstuffs and beverages bearing the insignia of many brands, most of these products...

American Jobs Act insufficient; more assistance urgent

Daniel Merritt September 22, 2011

Employment has lagged behind economic recovery. We need jobs and we need them now. President Obama's recent push in Washington has been for a piece of legislation known as the American Jobs Act, a piece...

War has become business

Heather Nichols-Haining April 8, 2010

The U.S. military is privatizing at an alarming rate. Thousands of troops are now employed by companies such as Blackwater and while many hoped that Obama would decrease this corporate-socialism at least...

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