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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,...

Major should not be chosen based on others’ wishes

Peggy Li

February 5, 2015

Fifteen minutes into the conversation, my father asked me, "So what do you want to major in?" It was something I'd consistently avoided thinking about, toying with the idea of being a history or politics major, but ultimately not being able to reach a decision. Before the words "I'm not sure" could even...

Those Suffering from Mental Illness Need Not Suffer Alone

February 27, 2013

This column was contributed by Arden Robinette, '16 Listen. You may not want to. You may not want to even be speaking to anyone right now. You might just want to be alone with the struggles and fears that have begun to haunt you. But listen. Really listen. Maybe you've been feeling off lately. Maybe it started...

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