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Whitman Wire

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Whitman Wire

The Purpose of Power and Privilege

Alondra Contreras, Columnist March 1, 2018

Throughout my four years at Whitman I have asked this question more than once during the P&P Symposium season. As a woman of color, I often find myself doing more work than my white peers. The Power...

Friendships are closer than they appear

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor February 2, 2017

I know that for many Asian Americans, they are caught in what feels like no-man’s land. Growing up, at first they may not understand that they are not the typical ‘American’ until someone rudely...

Address discrepancies among workloads, grading standards in different first-year Encounters classes

Christopher Hankin April 16, 2015

Whitman College prides itself on an Encounters program that helps to initiate new students and get them up to speed with the expectations that the school holds for writing, reading and critical thinking....

Diversity means cross-pollination, not crop rotation

Paul H-P October 18, 2012

We can all agree that diversity is valuable. But can we say why or what the word really means in the context of an intellectual community? The truth is, even our ideas about diversity are homogeneous. The...

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