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OP-ED: The failure of Whitman’s COVID-19 policies

Bex Heimbrock, First-year April 28, 2022

Whitman, a college that prides itself on diversity and inclusion, has left immunocompromised people behind in its zealous search for a post-COVID-19 school year. We have all suffered as a result.  For...

Illustration Paloma Link.

The do’s and don’ts of Whitman parties

Hailey Livingston , Columnist March 10, 2022

The past year, every weekend has been pretty much the same: Yik Yaks and Instagram posts begging “Parties tonight?” followed by comments saying something along the lines of “better luck next...

No, TikTok is not your doctor

Zoe Schacter-Brodie, Columnist April 22, 2021

In the year since lockdowns began, you may have noticed increased dialogue around ADHD; an ostensibly unprecedented volume of people are discussing the disability, wondering if they may have it and even...

Illustration by Elie Flanagan

Tensions rise at home when parents start re-watching “Call the Midwife” on PBS

Maddie Ott, Finger Lickin' Good April 11, 2020

“First you want me to join the family read-aloud circle, and now you want me to watch 'Call the Midwife' with you and dad!? I’m outta here!!” screamed 21-year-old Melly Snooks to her confused parents...

Illustration by Anika Vučićević

Six things to do again because you have no choice!

AQ, Home-Dweller Extraordinaire April 9, 2020

Hi y’all. I thought I would make a little listicle for you to use as a tool as we navigate these weird times at home! While social distancing, let’s look at six things to do again because you have...

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