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Whitman helps celebrate the legacy of former Superme Court Justice William O. Douglas

Whitman helps celebrate the legacy of former Superme Court Justice William O. Douglas

Lily Yost, News Reporter September 30, 2021

Over 100 years ago, the United States’ Supreme Court’s longest tenured justice, William O. Douglas, graduated from Whitman. To commemorate his legacy, Whitman hosted a five hour-long conference in...

Whitman College President George Bridges to Step Down Following End of Now is the Time Campaign

Whitman College President George Bridges to Step Down Following End of Now is the Time Campaign

Josephine Adamski March 13, 2014

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, President Bridges announced to the campus that his time has come to step down. Coming to the end of his 10th year in office, the decision marks not only the president's transition,...

Pokémon: Bugs To Riches

‘Pokémon’: Bugs To Riches

James Kennedy September 26, 2013

In less than a month, half of Whitman College will be hunched over their 3DS's with either "Pokémon X" or "Y," swearing under their breath as they waste another Ultra Ball trying to nab an elusive...

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Siblings, Descendants Strive for Individuality

Serena Runyan February 14, 2013

A name often comes with a meaning devoid of relevance to its owner. These titles––more specifically last names––are passed to family members and carry with them any meaning that other relatives...

Parental Guidance, Emphasis on Education Draws In Legacies

Parental Guidance, Emphasis on Education Draws In Legacies

Adam Brayton February 14, 2013

When senior Nick Marquiss sat down at his first Encounters class, he found himself sitting across the table from the same professor who taught his father decades before. This situation may seem...

Conrad Murray’s conviction another distraction from Michael Jackson’s music

philipcheng November 17, 2011

On Nov. 7, Conrad Murray, who was Michael Jackson's doctor before Jackson's death, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter against Jackson. Coupled with the verdict was a recent documentary on Murray...

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