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How to approach new ethnic curriculums in high school

Nana Kumagai, Columnist November 4, 2021

When have you been challenged to think about your own racial and ethnic identities and your relation to ones that are not your own?  For me, it was mostly at Whitman. The college has given me chances...

Amidst financial woes, Whitman criticized for spending on outfits for ducks

Conor Bartol, Fastest Pun in the West February 18, 2021

While grappling with financial instability, Whitman College is facing criticism for creating a program to make tiny clothes for the ducks in Lakum Duckum. In a statement released by the College, President...

Illustration by Eric Rannestad

Calling out Whitman College

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor April 13, 2017

On campus, it is generally accepted as a given that ‘privilege’ and ‘entitlement’ are definitively bad. Especially after an event like the Power and Privilege Symposium, words that, in and...

Contributed by Nora Leitch

Majors Fair introduces fields of study

Eleanor Matson , Staff Reporter October 27, 2016

Last Tuesday at Reid Campus Center the Academics Major Fair took place. This annual fair gives first-years and sophomores the chance to interact with upperclassmen who major in any given field of study....

Comedian Russell Brand Raises Important Issues

Comedian Russell Brand Raises Important Issues

Bill Landefeld October 31, 2013

Do you ever think about what you would say if a BBC news anchor interviewed you? Would you take the opportunity to talk about why you never vote, the growing income gap around the world, your former...

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