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Social media sites: Personal advertisers for white supremacist groups

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist April 1, 2021

Much of the world rejoiced on Jan. 8, 2021, when Twitter announced the permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump from their platform. Twitter cited misinformation and the events of the capital riots that...

The repercussions of a Timely Warning

The repercussions of a Timely Warning

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter March 3, 2020

On Feb. 15, members of the Whitman community received a Timely Warning from the Director of Security Marvin Viney, which described the “Hate Crime/Bias Incidents on Campus.” Seven hours after the initial...

More Hate Speech Flyers in Penrose

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter October 8, 2018

The recent discovery of hundreds of hate speech flyers found in Penrose Library was met promptly by Whitman staff. President Kathy Murray sent an email to the campus community on the issue, and library...

Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship

Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship

Bill Landefeld November 14, 2013

Have you ever had a question that you didn't feel comfortable asking anybody? Well, I know that myself and many other Whitman students have. Luckily at Whitman, there is such a place that you can do...

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