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Liberal Whitties Rejoice at Human Death

Megumi Rierson, staff writer

February 25, 2016

It’s no secret that Whitman students take pride in putting the capital L “Liberal” in Liberal Arts, but this week we have really outdone ourselves. Following legendary Supreme Court Justice Antonin (or Anthony, depending on your allegiances to Michelle Bachmann) Scalia’s sudden death, Whitma...

Is Recycling Really As Important As We Think It Is?

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist

December 3, 2015

If we are to have any hope of leaving behind a habitable world for future generations, we need to make lifestyle changes that are truly environmentally impactful—and we need to be brave enough to spread the word.

Conservatives discuss “right” to speak on liberal campus

Emily Lin-Jones

September 29, 2011

It's no secret that Whitman is an overwhelmingly liberal campus. Liberal viewpoints are so prevalent within the student body that it is difficult to pinpoint any real conservative population within the larger whole. Though right-leaning students exist, many are hesitant to be open about their views. "It...

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