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The Common Read Project: Sociological framing of “How to Be an Antiracist”

Grace Fassio, Staff Reporter October 15, 2020

The first session of the Common Read Project that discussed Ibram X. Kendi’s “How to Be an Antiracist” occurred on Oct. 8. It was intended to help facilitate campus-wide conversations about the academic...

Cassandra Otero Wins Governor’s Award

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter May 4, 2017

Whitman Junior Cassandra Otero was recently honored with the Students Serving Washington Award as well as the Governor’s Award through the Campus Compact Washington organization. Campus Compact,...

Campus Climate Survey Offers A Starting Point

Georgia Lyon, News Editor November 17, 2016

Numbers may add to Whitman’s ability to improve its campus climate. Last spring, students, faculty and staff at Whitman filled out the anonymous campus climate survey administered in February of 2016....

Invisible Category: First-Generation Students at Whitman Face Unique Challenges

Invisible Category: First-Generation Students at Whitman Face Unique Challenges

Shelly Le May 1, 2014

"Class is invisible. You can dress and act a different way and no one would ever really know what you might be struggling with. First-generation students really are in an invisible category." As...

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