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The Great Gun Debate

The Great Gun Debate

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Gun control has been one of the most contentious issues in the 2016 election cycle. Increased awareness of police violence against communities of color, near daily mass shootings, and the alarming figure of 33,000 annual firearm deaths in the U.S. have infused the question of gun policy with renewed urgency and hei...

Political action on campus not focused on presidential election

Andy Monserud
September 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

With a little over a month before Election Day, Whitman students are shaping their voting plans. On the Whitman campus, student political groups are turning away from the contentious presidential election and toward other forms of organizing, including promotion of down-ticket candidates, registering fello...

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