Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Beyond the Bubble: Whitman community responds to protests in Iran

Paul Florence, News Reporter October 5, 2022

On Sept. 16, 2022, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was visiting Tehran when she was arrested by the morality police for not wearing her hijab correctly. She died while in custody. While the circumstances remain...

U.S. sanctions do not promote human rights, they violate them

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist April 15, 2021

For many, United States sanctions are falsely considered to be forms of nonviolent diplomacy used in the name of protecting human rights. They are posited and instituted as purely economic solutions...

Security risks make web voting impossible

Blair Hanley Frank October 25, 2012

As the sales pitch goes, we ought to have the capability to vote online. After all, it's the 21st century. We have phones that can watch feature-length films, and there are startups that want to start...

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