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OP-ED: RE: campus vandalism

Women of Art History and Visual Culture Studies 2020

October 24, 2019

Dear President Murray, We were extremely disheartened by your recent email response to the political intervention upon the Marcus Whitman statue, which took place on Indigenous Peoples’ Day. You admonished the spray painters and lamented the destruction of property, calling instead for dialogue. ...

Mainstream Media: No Second Helpings Please

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

November 10, 2016

Like most of my colleagues, I am the result of an experiment. I am what happens when you take 25 million kids and raise them on a 24-hour all-you-can-eat information buffet. A buffet in which a few main courses are served ad nauseam and the dessert section emits wafts of irresistible odors. I’ve tried...

Op-ed: Rees-Mikula: Whitman can no longer ignore legacy of genocide

February 5, 2015

Four months of peace and conflict studies in the Balkans taught me how to recognize genocide and ethnic cleansing, and as I step back on campus I'm overwhelmed by their evidence. I'm overwhelmed not only by the way white supremacy, imperialism and genocide intertwine with the history of Whitman College,...

PLU introduces Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor

October 26, 2014

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on October 24, 2014. It was written by PLU guest writer Erin Flom. The film "Sweet Dreams" will be screened next week at Pacific Lutheran University. It's a perfect fit, as this semester marks the beginning of PLU's Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor. The film follows women of...

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