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”˜Particles on the Wall’ exhibit reflects on Hanford Program

Geoffrey Leach

April 9, 2015

On April 2, the latest visiting exhibit opened in the Maxey Museum. The exhibit, Particles on the Wall, combines many different mediums to showcase a variety of reactions to the Hanford Nuclear Program and its aftermath. "[The Particles on the Wall] exhibit is a conglomeration of science, poetry and...

David Williams Looks to Progressive Economic Theory to Re-Orient Business

River Sterne

October 3, 2013

Whitman College alumnus David Williams '67, former CEO of Shoreline Banking, believes that modern business has lost sight of the role economics should play in the world. Williams recently gave a lecture titled "Making Money is a Result, Not a Purpose," in which he presented a progressive economic theory...

Artifacts fly under campus radar

Hannah Bartman

October 25, 2012

Many of the exhibits on campus fly under the radar of many students, ranking as features of the college that people have heard of but not actually taken the time to see. Between the Penrose Library archives, the Maxey Museum holdings and many others, Whitman has much to offer in exhibits. That they go...

Campus Conservatives Club Opens Political Dialogue

Campus Conservatives Club Opens Political Dialogue

Sarah Cornett

October 25, 2012

It is no secret that Whitman is a predominantly liberal campus community. The vast majority of students identify with left-of-center political viewpoints, and oftentimes it can be difficult to find differing perspectives on political issues. Last year, a conservative student, sophomore (then first-ye...

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