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Throwback: Mullets at Whitman

Photo by Amara Garibyan

Nidhi Jaltare, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018

Mullets have made their comeback at Whitman–if only for a while–recalling David Bowie and other iconic mullet-bearers with a blast from the past. This well-known haircut, characterized by long hair at the back of the head and short hair at the front and sides, has withstood tests of time, and du...

PPGA Continues Consent Education

PPGA Continues Consent Education

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

This past week, on Tuesday Nov. 29, Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) hosted a collaborative event with All Students for Consent (ASC), called, “What Does Consent Look Like?” This event took place in the Reid Coffee house and featured a panel of four members of ASC discussing consent and...

Planned Parenthood Generation Action Educates Students on Sex

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

This fall, a club new to Whitman–called Planned Parenthood Generation Action–has been focusing on the sexual health and education of Whitman students. While the club mostly attracts young women, one or two men participate in the weekly meeting, made up of about 30-40 people. Planned Parenthood Gene...

#NoDAPL: Whitties Join the Activists

Senior Maddie Bailey poses with a poster that Rapp, Law, Lee, Kitzerow and Woodall are bringing to the Standing Rock protest.

Marra Clay, Publisher

November 1, 2016

Groups of Whitman students are driving seventeen hours to North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. As of November 1, one car of students had already departed, and other cars of students had plans to leave within the coming 1-2 days. Protes...

Letter encourages first years to hold back on fall recruitment

Letter encourages first years to hold back on fall recruitment

Christy Carley, News Editor

September 15, 2016

It was the summer of ‘69 when all incoming students of Whitman College last received a letter encouraging them to refrain from participating in fall Greek organization recruitment. This past  Friday, many first years returned to their dorm rooms to find that a similar letter had been slipped unde...

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