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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 of themselves, only mean that we are able to affect change or that we have certain rights now possess a ...

Majors Fair introduces fields of study

Contributed by Nora Leitch

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.  Many believe this to be a productive way to introduce students to the vast variety of major possi...

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 drug addiction and how lovely your interviewer's beard looks? Or would you simply answer the questi...

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