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Should Power & Privilege be mandatory?

Dana Walden, Opinion Editor February 20, 2020

This year’s Power & Privilege (P&P) Symposium theme is “build bridges and not walls.” As you attend sessions and consider this structural metaphor, I would like you to think of the symposium’s...

From Residence Halls to Wedding Halls: Marriage at Whitman and Walla Walla University

Harry Kelso April 12, 2018

Whether it be at Whitman, Walla Walla University, or wherever else, one’s first year at college is the opening to many directions in life. Across the board, one thing college students are interested...

Illustration by Eduardo Vazquez

ASWC Has Improved, But Engagement Still Problematic

Blair Hanley Frank April 18, 2013

When I wrote my election season column last semester, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) was in dire straits. A disjointed communications strategy and ineffectual leadership made for...

ASWC must improve spaces for engagement

Blair Hanley Frank April 12, 2012

ASWC faces a crisis of engagement. The Executive Council forum last week was attended by no more than 20 people (myself included). Given that members of the EC will sit on key college committees and can...

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