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Students lose jobs in wake of coronavirus pandemic

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Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter

April 9, 2020

Whitman’s decision to move to an online distance-learning system due to the coronavirus outbreak has left some student employees out of work and financially insecure. Director of Human Resources Telara McCullough sent out an email on March 26, 2020 regarding student workers and supervisors. Student work ...

Trump’s policies hurt international students

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

January 26, 2017

After the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States, many international students have started to worry about their future in this country and whether they are welcome here any longer. To many students like myself, Trump’s election was a huge surprise because we came to the U.S....

Seniors seek to secure careers

Jeremy Alexander

April 9, 2015

Full-time employment is a challenge for many students, but a few lucky seniors in this year's graduating class have already secured prestigious jobs. Most Whitman graduates move to Seattle, Portland or the San Francisco Bay Area regardless of employment status. Finding full-time employment can be...

American Jobs Act insufficient; more assistance urgent

Daniel Merritt

September 22, 2011

Employment has lagged behind economic recovery. We need jobs and we need them now. President Obama's recent push in Washington has been for a piece of legislation known as the American Jobs Act, a piece of legislation aimed at stimulating employment. Although the act would be an excellent step towards...

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