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Zines at Whitman

Natalie Godfrey ‘18 created “A Zine of Good Things,” which is based around gratitude. Zuhra Amini ‘18 put together “Process,” a multimedia zine featuring voices from people of color. Devon Yee ‘18 distributed her zine around campus before this year’s Power and Privilege Symposium to diffuse misconceptions surrounding racism at Whitman.

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

April 12, 2018

From art to prose, recipes to photography, and lists to quotes, zines have got it all. Since their resurgence in the 1970s stemming from punk culture, zines, which are small, low-budget publications—the countercultural cousin of the magazine—are a popular mode of expression, whether they aim to get...

Glitter Ball: Queering the Fraternities

Nidhi Jaltare, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018

Glitter everywhere painted the scene of the Glitter Ball, the result of collaboration between President of Whitman’s Beta Theta Pi fraternity Jack Taylor ‘20 and Emily Bauer ‘18, the intern for PRISM – the LGBTQ+ club at Whitman. The first hour of the party, which was on Saturday, March 31, was...

Resident Assistant Training

Illustration by Haley King

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director

December 7, 2016

A lot is expected of Resident Assistants (RAs) at Whitman. They are confidants, leaders, and enforcers to their residents. To cope with these various pressures, the Residence Life office holds a ten-day training prior to each semester for RAs as they prepare to join their new sections. RA training aims to achi...

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