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Embracing the Unexpected

Peggy Li, Columnist

April 14, 2016

We like to think, as people, that we have a great degree of control over our lives.

ASWC Forms New Committee to Discuss Long-Term Goals

Illustration by Tyler Schuh

Daniel Kim

February 21, 2013

Although the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) feels confident that it is addressing many of students' short-term goals for the College, they have begun plans to create a student committee to discuss some long-term goals for Whitman and ASWC. In order for a student to be considered to become a part of the committee, he or ...

We Have Lost the Fight for the Planet

We Have Lost the Fight for the Planet

Sam Chapman

January 24, 2013

In 1970, the first Earth Day brought 20 million Americans––10 percent of the entire population––to a nationwide protest. This was the tail end of the Vietnam Era, when young people were justifiably outraged at a system that had failed them and their planet. Sensing a threat to their interests,...

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

Nathan Fisher

October 4, 2012

Returning to two-dimensional viewing this week, I just couldn't resist seeing another bloody, violent movie set in the future. "Looper," a sci-fi action thriller, takes the time travel premise in "Terminator" and "Back to the Future" and spins a mind-bending thriller that hits a home run. "Looper" opens in the year 2044 with Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a looper,...

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