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ASWC Inflicts Racial Trauma, Begins to Grapple with Consequences

Kate Grumbles and Mickey Shin

October 12, 2018


Filed under ASWC, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

At the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate meeting held this past Sunday, Sept. 30, senators engaged in inappropriate questioning of a funding request for the 2018 PNW (Pacific Northwest) Students of Color Conference, prompting a schoolwide email describing the Sept. 30 discussion that wa...

ASWC Begins Election Season

Andrew, Schwartz

April 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

ASWC will hold elections for positions on the executive council beginning April 9 and ending at 8 p.m. on April 10. The council consists of four members: President, Vice President, Finance Chair and Nominations Chair. Candidates are currently in the midst of a ten day campaigning period, ending with...

The Symposium Chronicles

The Symposium Chronicles

Olivia Gilbert

February 22, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Today  marks the fifth annual Power and Privilege Symposium, a day in which members of the Whitman community will gather to attend sessions led by students, faculty and community members on the themes of justice, diversity and inclusion. Symposiums of all sorts are nothing new to Whitman. Throughout...

ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

Ellen Ivens-Duran

April 28, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

If you wander into Memorial 331 on a Sunday night, you’re likely to find a room full of student representatives deep in discussion over the minutia of college policy and current issues. If you take a good long look around that room, you will see a room that is fairly representative of Whitman’s c...

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