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Strangers, Acquaintances, Friends

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Feature Editor October 7, 2021

College campuses are a breeding ground for the question and worry: how do I make friends? First-years are traditionally burdened by the task of friendship-forming, but recent circumstances have led...

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.

“Cancel Culture” and the marketplace of identity

Michael Conlin-Elsen, Columnist April 29, 2021

Cancel culture is a tiresome topic. The media has beaten it to death, and so much of the discussion comes from right-wing pundits who want to play the victim. Usually, cancel culture is an extension of...

A Case for Friendship

Alya Bohr , Columnist October 20, 2016

Friendship rocks. Yeah I know, not a very controversial statement, but bear with me here. Friendship is one of those things that everyone needs and values, but that we so often take for granted. Where...

Befriending community members challenges assumptions

Joey Gottlieb October 4, 2012

Since beginning to work for a local company in Walla Walla this past May, I have been surprised and dismayed to discover that Whitman students are not always well-liked by Walla Walla natives. I have met...

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