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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Performative activism: Where is the line?

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist September 16, 2021

In 2016, The Wire posted an article titled "College to Choose New Mascot," highlighting the college’s vision to change the Missionary mascot and the process it took to get there, which was quite relevant....

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College to choose new mascot

Marra Clay and Ellen Ivens-Duran April 6, 2016

On April 6, President Kathy Murray announced that Whitman College will change its mascot. The decision came in response to the recommendations of a working group organized in December to determine the...

Missionaries No More? Perspectives From the Athletic Community

Alden Glass March 10, 2016

Discussions about the appropriateness of the Whitman College mascot, the Missionary, have cropped up all over campus in recent months. President Kathleen Murray pledged to address issues concerning...

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