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Social Media

Claire Reichle, Feature Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

The Whitman community is formed in many ways - a common Encounters experience, living together in the dorms and even simple things like a walking across Ankeny every day.   Students are forging new ways to create community on campus through social media — specifically Instagram and Faceb...

Approach Media Consciously

Approach Media Consciously

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

September 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The media is an institution that continually has more and more impact on our lives, specifically in the way we think about the world and in the decisions we make. Media influences us on all levels, from which types of food to buy, to which candidate we should vote for in the presidential elections. Although...

Insidious Advertising Corrupts our Lives

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In childhood, it started with the commercials on all of our favorite TV channels, but as we’ve gotten older, advertisements have morphed and adapted with us and to us. Lately, no matter where you’re trying to go, you’re being sold something. Instagram has started its sponsored posts, with man...

Whitman Updates Advertising Strategy with Social Media

Whitman Updates Advertising Strategy with Social Media

Josephine Adamski

April 17, 2014


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

  Starting this year, Whitman College is increasing its presence in the fast-paced social media world. Whitman is integrating social media into its advertising strategies in order to help Whitman reach a larger audience of prospective students, current students and alumni.  Whitman has demon...

(Not) Eating Bin Food: A How-to Guide

Karah Kemmerly

March 28, 2013


Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

The well-meaning staff of Residence Life would like you to believe that members of the IHC are held together by their common interests, but this is false. IHC camaraderie is built around the strong bonds that can only exist among a group of people who have spent a year of their lives eating dinner out...

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