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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

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Passover at Whitman

Amelia Leach, Campus Life Reporter April 13, 2023

Passover, a major Jewish holiday that celebrates the Israelites' escape from slavery in Egypt, took place this year from April 5 through 13. For many Whitman students, this holiday is a time of community...

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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...

Finally Settled

Serena Runyan January 30, 2014

I'm sitting in my apartment in Jerusalem, Israel, where I am studying abroad this semester at Hebrew University with the DOME program: Dynamics of the Middle East. I came here primarily for the academic...

Finding Faith: Lack of Religious Dialogue on Campus

Finding Faith: Lack of Religious Dialogue on Campus

Hannah Bartman October 23, 2013
Active religious participation among Whitman students, and college students in general, appears to be small compared to that of the rest of the population. The small groups of students who do practice their religions, in whatever form, at times feel stigmatized, and thus religious discussion is further muted. Where is the room for religious freedom at Whitman?
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