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Push for Gender-Neutral Housing Continues

Illustration by Tyler Schuh

Emily Lin-Jones

April 11, 2013

After pushing a resolution through the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate calling for gender-neutral housing for first-years, sophomore GLBTQ intern Evan Griffis is continuing to push the Office of Residence Life and Housing to improve transparency around its current housing policies...

ASWC Passes Gender-Neutral Housing Resolution

Illustration by Luke Hampton

Emily Lin-Jones

February 27, 2013

On Sunday, Feb. 24, ASWC Senate adopted a resolution calling for a gender-neutral housing option for first-years. Senators showed unanimous support for the resolution, passing it through a vote of acclamation. The gender-neutral housing option, as it is currently defined in the resolution, would allow incoming students the option to room with another person regard...

First-year student asks college for co-ed living option

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Rachel Alexander

November 17, 2009

Whitman offers its students a wide variety of housing options, including interest houses, mixed-gender sections and traditional college residence halls. In spite of these offerings, there is currently no opportunity for first-years to live with a roommate of the opposite gender. Though this may not be a con...

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