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Democrats Must Change to Succeed

Democrats Must Change to Succeed

Harry Kelso, Columnist

January 25, 2018

The last time we had a national election in 2016, the Whitman campus was in disarray. It is now 2018, and the political world is in disarray about whether or not the Democratic Party will control the House of Representatives and/or the Senate by year’s end. Many believe that Donald Trump’s unprecedented...

New Disinterest House to Open

Clara Wheeler, staff writer

October 9, 2016

In recent years, the Interest House Community has felt an absence in their ranks. “Some students simply do not care about anything,” said IHC Resident Director Jean Nye. “In a way, isn’t a complete lack of interest its own kind of passion?” This emptiness will be filled by the new Disinterest House, ...

Issue 2: Voices of the Community

Issue 2: Voices of the Community

Jade Blake-Whitney

September 16, 2013

What is your favorite place to go off campus?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on where they like to go off-campus....

Do you wub dubstep?

Do you wub dubstep?

Clara Bartlett

October 6, 2011

Ever hear those reverberant drum patterns pulsing at maximum volume on some kid's headphones in the library? Ever go to a party and find yourself dying with intense anticipation of a bass drop? Or hear clipped vocals and a generally repetitive "wub-wub" sound coming from down the hall? What you're probably hearin...

Dr. House has the Blues

Dr. House has the Blues

Mallory Martin

September 22, 2011

Hugh Laurie has taken it upon himself to prove that he really can do anything. Although he started his career as a bumbling twit on British television and published a decent novel  back in 1996, Laurie has more recently been garnering acclaim for the title role in his American drama, "House M.D." He once again tests th...

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

caitlinhardee

September 15, 2011

Bass pulsed through the arid earth. On Saturday, Sept. 10, IDentity Festival turned The Gorge Amphitheatre into a giant subwoofer, the scenic sweep of cliffs vibrating with sonic power. A sea of tie-dye shirts, glistening skin splattered in neon paint, and girls in fishnets and furry backpacks engu...

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