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The Racist Weed Industry

Illustration by Haley King
March 8, 2018

An urgent issue that is coming more to the surface these past few months is the fact that there are so many white businesses that, as a result of weed production and cultivation, are booming. Even the...

Pio Radio Hour Seven

February 1, 2015

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: - An interview with staff reporter Christy Carley about the upcoming Power & Privilege Symposium and the history of the event - An interview with Seahawks fan Max...

Safety comes first, but policies remain unclear for alcohol, marijuana

Photo by Hayley Turner
September 18, 2014

This summer Washington residents had their first opportunity to buy legal marijuana from retailers throughout the state. While students over the age of 21 can now legally smoke inside private residences,...

‘Don Jon’ Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

'Don Jon' Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies
October 3, 2013

Moviegoers in Walla Walla hit the jackpot this weekend when several promising new movies were released. My choices were boiled down to porn versus drinking buddies, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's new comedy...

As Longtime Coach Steps Down, Debate Culture Under Scrutiny

May 20, 2013

This article was written by Shelly Le, Rachel Alexander and Karah Kemmerly. Emily Lin-Jones and Blair Hanley Frank contributed additional reporting. This article is the first in a three-part series...

‘Pot Talk’ Clarifies New Initiative, Highlights Uncertainty Surrounding Reform

'Pot Talk' Clarifies New Initiative, Highlights Uncertainty Surrounding Reform
January 28, 2013

While Washington State residents passed Initiative 502, regarding progressive marijuana reform, into legislation in December, the details of the initiative and what it means for both Washington residents...

Slow and Steady Wins the Race: A Reflection on Legalizing Marijuana and Gay Marriage

November 13, 2012

The 2012 election is over, but the public opinions, controversy and debate surrounding it is hardly finished. Even on the Whitman campus, reflections and analyses have only just begun. On Tuesday, Nov....

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