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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman Students for Justice in Palestine seeks to promote understanding

Ben Kearney, News Reporter November 3, 2022

Whitman Students for Justice in Palestine (WSJP) has a strong presence on Whitman's campus as one of several global awareness groups. WSJP is composed of a diverse group of students who work to educate...

Beyond the Bubble: Growing up in the West Bank, Franko Omair risks his life to visit the ocean

Lily Yost, News Reporter November 18, 2021

This week, The Wire spoke with Mohammad “Franko” Omair, a first-year student from the Palestinian West Bank, who discussed what it’s like to grow up under military siege.  Palestine has a complex...

Statement on convocation from President’s Office draws skeptical response from faculty

Andy Monserud November 6, 2014
An e-mail sent by President George Bridges stating his intent to create guidelines for future convocation speeches as well as his request for suggestions from student religious group Hillel Shalom has led faculty to object to possible infringements on academic freedom.
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