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Racist brothers do not define Greek system

Racist brothers do not define Greek system

Christopher Hankin March 12, 2015

Illustration by Catalina Burch. An astounding percentage of Whitman's student body is involved in groups on campus. This is a testament to the inclusive environment fostered at our school. Whitman...

Mease not Mooses: Alarm clock

Mease not Mooses: Alarm clock

Luke Hampton December 7, 2014

Comic by Asa Mease.

Time makes Dumb and Dumber To the dumbest sequel

Time makes ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ the dumbest sequel

Nathan Fisher November 20, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. After a long pre-holiday week, nothing seemed better than heading to the movie theater for some mindless entertainment. "Dumb and Dumber To" was certain to kill...

Modern meditators receive tangible benefits

Modern meditators receive tangible benefits

Adam Heymann November 13, 2014

Illustration by Eric Rannestad. Life is easier when you don't put things off –– the things that scare you, that pain you, that take away from your Netflix addiction. This column is dedicated to...

Casting biased in favor of cisgender actors limits transgender actors opportunities

Casting biased in favor of cisgender actors limits transgender actors’ opportunities

Veronika Kiss November 13, 2014

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. Many of the prisoners in Netflix's prison dramedy "Orange is the New Black" have tragic back stories, but transgender inmate Sophia Burset, played by Laverne Cox, has...

College football playoff system tested by rocky year

College football playoff system tested by rocky year

Garrett Atkinson November 13, 2014

Illustration by Luke Hampton. It is difficult to tell a college football team that managed to win all its games that it doesn't even have the chance to play for a national championship. Yet, that...

Interstellar

‘Interstellar’

Nathan Fisher November 13, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. I am a huge fan of movies that explore the final frontier: space. My voyages to unknown worlds in "Star Trek" and going to infinity and beyond in "2001: A Space...

Birkenstock Recall leaves Whitman students shoeless

Birkenstock Recall leaves Whitman students shoeless

Joseph Wood November 13, 2014

Illustration by Emma Rust. Birkenstock Orthopädie GmbH & Co. KG, the German company that manufactures Birkenstocks, announced Friday that they are recalling all Birkenstocks bought since February...

Mease not Mooses: Dog people

Mease not Mooses: Dog people

Luke Hampton November 13, 2014

Cartoon by Asa Mease.

Ebola no excuse to fear West Africa

Ebola no excuse to fear West Africa

Anuradha Lingappa November 6, 2014

Illustration by Eric Rannestad. In the beginning of medical training, one of the essential principles learned is "do no harm." Most people who have been writing about ebola in the United States aren't...

Gone Girl invites criticism, raises questions concerning feminist artists responsibilities

‘Gone Girl’ invites criticism, raises questions concerning feminist artists’ responsibilities

Veronika Kiss October 30, 2014

Illustration by Tyle Schuh. As awards season approaches, "Gone Girl," a film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel of the same name, looks to be a favorite for Oscar nominations. Despite...

Mease not Mooses

Mease not Mooses

Luke Hampton October 30, 2014

Comic by Asa Mease.

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