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GOP Failure to Keep its one Promise Bodes ill for Trump Presidency

Cyril Burchenal, Columnist

March 30, 2017

Last week the Republican party embarrassed itself in a cynical display of infighting and discord. As the Republican congress fought within itself due to displeasure with the GOP health care bill, President Trump and Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan decided not to hold a vote on repeali...

Daring to Fail

Daring to Fail

Alya Bohr, Columnist

November 5, 2015

Value lies in our characters, in who we are as people (hopefully “good eggs”) rather than in the laundry lists of success stories or images of infallibility we attempt to project.

‘I’m doing fine,’ Clearly Drunk, Non-Winning Mr. Whitman Candidate Reports into a Banana Peel

‘I’m doing fine,’ Clearly Drunk, Non-Winning Mr. Whitman Candidate Reports into a Banana Peel

Matt Raymond

February 21, 2013

Every November, Whitman College puts on one of its most widely-attended campus events––a not-so-real beauty pageant, known fondly as Mr. Whitman, in which eight senior men celebrate the completion of a three month-long fundraising drive for a charity chosen by a Whitman student. The eight contestants are judged on a combination of their fundraising ...

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