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Why name pronunciation matters

Sile Surman, Columnist November 5, 2020

"KAH-mah-la, Kah-MAH-la, Kamala-mala-mala, I don't know, whatever.”  In October, Senator David Perdue of Georgia repeatedly mocked and purposely mispronounced Kamala Harris’ name at a Trump rally....

Junior Tamsen Shissler works with community members on various folk dance techniques. Photo by Amara Garibyan

Folk Dance Club animates tradition

Ryder Brookes , A&E Reporter October 19, 2019

Traditional Romanian, Israeli, Greek and many other dance styles come alive at Whitman College through the Folk Dance Club. The Folk Dance Club is a student-led organization headed by junior Tamzen...

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