Whitman Wire

‘Whistling Vivaldi’ Encourages Discussion of Stereotypes

Hannah Bartman

October 10, 2013


Filed under NEWS

To stimulate residence hall bonding, each year Whitman chooses a book for incoming first-years to read over the summer. For the class of 2017, the Summer Book Program, as it is formally called, chose the book "Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Do" by social psychologist Claude Steele, dean of...

Proportional Distribution Needed to Fix Electoral College

Sam Chapman

November 8, 2012


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

If you claim you haven't had the following conversation in the past month, you're lying: You're with your friends, and the subject turns to politics. Somebody is almost certainly from California, Montana or some other solidly red or blue state. They'll mention who they plan to vote for, then write off...

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