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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...

Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship

Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship

Bill Landefeld

November 14, 2013

Have you ever had a question that you didn't feel comfortable asking anybody? Well, I know that myself and many other Whitman students have. Luckily at Whitman, there is such a place that you can do this, and it is on a website called Whitman Encounters. However, this outlet to freely speak your mind might not be around for much longe...

Letter to the Editor

Tabor Martinsen

November 3, 2011

Dear Editor, I am writing to you in response to a recent article in the school paper, I think you call it The  Pioneer or something. Anyways, I just wanted to counter what the Backpage article was saying about how people are reading the paper. I don't know a single person who reads this monstrosity!...

Letter from the Puzzle Slut

Adam Brayton

November 3, 2011

Hey   guys, I came to a realization, sometime between playing Words with Friends (which I discovered can now be accessed over Facebook) and doing a word search, that I'm not really feeling it this week. I really couldn't care less right now. I tried (as you will see), but it's that time of year when...

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