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Immigration hopes rest with Democratic party resurgence

Jose Coronado

November 13, 2014

The results of the midterm elections are out and there is some bad news for the Democratic Party and President Obama. The Republicans now control both the Senate and the House of Representatives. For Latinos, Obama's year has not just been terrible, but hopeless. The first minority President, who was...

State of the State students release research concerning Washington Latinos

Patricia Vanderbilt

February 16, 2012

After months of field work and synthesis, the student researchers from Whitman's State of the State for Washington Latinos class presented their findings and  recommendations  today, February 16. "Here in Washington, Latinos are the largest and fastest-growing minority group," said Professor of...

State of the State combines research, community outreach

Rachel Alexander

January 26, 2012

On Friday when classes start to wind down, most Whitman students start planning their weekend activities: hanging out, going to parties or catching up on homework. For a group of 16 students, however, a typical weekend might involve interviewing community members about their access to social services...

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