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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Making Whitman White again

Ahmed Elsayed, Opinion Columnist September 15, 2022

Writer's note to the Reader: I believe SWA-NA (Southwest Asia, North Africa) is more appropriate variation of MENA, since it describes the peoples in that region in terms of their geographical habitat...

Opening up the OP

Opening up the OP

Amelia Leach, Feature reporter February 24, 2022

Whitties are not rocking with surface-level inclusion efforts. Campus-wide diversity issues are especially prevalent in athletics and outdoor spaces, and effectively addressing them requires careful...

Illustration by Eli Rodriguez.

For PWIs, affirmative action policies are not enough

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist April 15, 2021

When institutions adopt affirmative action policies, they pledge to undertake a set of practices and policies that advocate for the inclusion and representation of minority groups in spaces where they...

Illustration by Abby Takahashi

Accessibility and Disability at Whitman

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter December 6, 2018

The word “disability” conjures up a multitude of subsequent phrases and ideas, most of which are limited to the framework within which disability has been talked about. Our own campus is home to a...

The “White Moderate” Problem: Diversity and Inclusion in Greek Life at Whitman

Claire Ommen, Staff Reporter April 10, 2018

Throughout this year, members of the Whitman Greek community have begun to grapple with racism in Greek Life’s past – and present. Sophomore Kylin Brown, the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion...

Photo by Haley King

All Four Years: Diversity Work at Whitman

Martina Pansze, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2018
Despite the fact that the meaning of the word “diversity” has become murky from years of imprecision and tired overuse, it remains firmly planted in the limelight.
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