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Hasina’s Female Leadership

Hasina’s Female Leadership

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

October 4, 2017

Unlike the usual Western narrative that is presented in the media, there have been and there are today women leaders in what can be called Muslim-majority countries. Yes, of course women are oppressed in certain countries like Saudi Arabia, but that doesn’t mean that this narrative should be representative...

Trump Manipulates Evangelicals

Sean Hannah, Columnist

April 21, 2016

Evangelical Christianity emphasizes love and a mission to spread the word of God, so it is blatantly ironic that Trump’s supporters are so ready to accept his proposed laws that limit Mexican and Muslim Immigration.

Lack of religious presence on campus complicates celebration

Lack of religious presence on campus complicates celebration

Audrey Kelly

October 16, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. It's the people, not the perks, that are important to Whitman students when it comes to religious holidays. Celebrating with the people they know is what is important to Whitman students, not decadent meals and days off of school, especially when their holidays don't line...

Recent violence prompts question of which lives matter

November 29, 2012

This column was contributed by Lesly, '13 Who may be killed without repercussion, without significant outcry from the international community? What sort of lives––or nonlives, rather––are disposable? Despite the establishment of a universal code of human rights after the horrors of World War II and th...

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