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Open Letter to the random peer my friend group is obsessed with

Grace Canny, This Cannot Be Used As Evidence Against Me In A Court of Law October 20, 2022

You. You know who you are. I feel like we’ve made it obvious, with our giggles and hushed whispers. We haven’t done a great job of hiding it. As soon as we see you, we notify the others. How could...

Illustration by Madeleine Stolp.

A coffee a day keeps the doctor away

Parsa Keshavarz Alamdari, Columnist May 5, 2022

Coffee is the best beverage in the world—at least I prefer to think so. Its taste and aroma are enough to calm me down or give me the motivation to finish my day. Even though some people call my...

Friendships are closer than they appear

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor February 2, 2017

I know that for many Asian Americans, they are caught in what feels like no-man’s land. Growing up, at first they may not understand that they are not the typical ‘American’ until someone rudely...

Dear Mom: Finding a place at Whitman

Dear Mom , Columnist October 27, 2016

Dear Mom, College is not all that I was expecting it to be. I am enjoying my classes, getting to know people and working hard, but I thought I would be having the time of my life, and that’s just...

Lets Drink to The Worlds End

Let’s Drink to ‘The World’s End’

Nathan Fisher October 17, 2013

With my 21st birthday approaching in February and the end of three-fourths of my college years looming in May, I feel a crisis coming on that I might actually have to grow up and make adult decisions......

When Sex Gets in the Way of Story

When Sex Gets in the Way of Story

Aleida Fernandez October 10, 2013

We've all seen the story line before: Boy meets girl (or perhaps he always knew girl); boy and girl have loads of bottled up sexual tension; boy and girl almost kiss; boy and girl chalk it up to something...

Illustration by Emily Jones

Willis Proves it’s Not a Good Day to ‘Die Hard’

Nathan Fisher February 21, 2013

Disclaimer: I am a HUGE "Die Hard" fan, and in my book, Bruce Willis is THE MAN.  Needless to say, for months I've been anticipating Valentine's Day, not for the sugar high or the "love is in the...

Political Cartoon by Asa Mease

Political Cartoon

Julie Peterson November 8, 2012

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in Pitch Perfect

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

Nathan Fisher October 11, 2012

After a grueling and rather unpleasant week of midterms, I escaped to the theater for a good pick-me-up and a mindless movie. My fried brain needed something predictable, silly and fun. Believe it or...

The Last of the No-Sickens

Dana Thompson March 1, 2012

Lately, I have noticed that I seem to be the only person in all of Jewett who has not been swept under this latest wave of disease. It appears to be quite a whopper, too, according to my observations:...

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