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Destigmatizing rural America

Zoe Schacter-Brodie, Columnist April 15, 2021

When the 2016 election spurred a fresh wave of vitriol about “coastal elites,” many liberals leaned into the epithet, some flippantly reclaiming the term: Sure, I’m a coastal elite! In doing so,...

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash

Seasoned Campus Liberals Gear up for New Year of Political Apathy

Megumi Rierson, Staff Writer September 8, 2016

The advent of the new school year brings with it the return of Whitman’s famously liberal, politically-engaged student body. The campus becomes a treasure trove of meaningful political discussion sparked...

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