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We Must Change Social Activism on Campus

Cyril Burchenal, Columnist

April 27, 2017

Filed under OPINION

Whitman has a respectable tradition of social justice and activism. As Whitties, we aspire to create the most comfortable and accepting environment for our fellow students. It is that ability to change that makes our community so cohesive and empathetic. This willingness to put our opinions up for c...

New Class Offerings for White Male Fragility

Megumi Rierson, staff writer

October 5, 2016

Filed under Backpage

It’s been a tough run for the White Guys recently. In the past few months, they’ve braved the inaccurate media representations of Whites at Trump Rallies, indiscriminate and vague blame being placed on them in every politics class and the most recent leadership shake-up in one of their most cheris...

What it means to be American

What it means to be American

Peggy Li, Columnist

April 28, 2016

Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Illustration by Claire Revere.  When Donald Trump first became a serious candidate for the presidency, many collectively exclaimed, “I’ll move to Canada,” with the smug, implicit assumption that Canada would even accept us. And when Americans visit a foreign country, for the most part they do...

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