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Affirming White Women

Rina Cakrani, Columnist November 16, 2017

There are certain myths and misconceptions surrounding the question of affirmative action and who benefits from it, and many narratives have been built based on how the beneficiaries supposedly do...

The Dangers of White Feminism

Rina Cakrani, Columnist April 6, 2017

I consider myself a feminist but I often find that the feminist movement is heading in a problematic direction nowadays. Modern feminism is often not intersectional; it leaves out many of the women’s...

Guest column: Debate suspension stifles critical thinking about discrimination

April 23, 2015
I do not know what the specific allegations against the team are, but I find the administration’s assertion of a blanket sexist culture against every experience I have had in debate.

Non-Discrimination Policies Empower Students of Color

Sayda Morales May 2, 2013
When a student of color is as strong of an applicant as a white student, the student of color should be accepted to respond to years of oppression and discrimination that people of color have had to face in this country.

New grievance policy provides students an outlet

Emily Lin-Jones September 13, 2012
According to the Statement of Rights included in the Student Handbook, all students have “the right to redress grievances"—but it wasn’t until this year that they were given an official means to do so. The college has published online this year an interim grievance policy, which gives students, staff and faculty the ability to formally lodge a complaint against another member of the Whitman community.
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