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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

What’s on the ballot during the 2022 midterm elections?

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter November 3, 2022

With Democrats currently holding on to a razor-thin majority in the House of Representatives and Senate, the outcome of the 2022 midterms may be decided in a handful of toss-up elections. Several of these...

Illustration by Eli Rodriguez.

Stop stressing about midterms: Failing is just performance art

Carmel Stephan, Has never been out of Character November 4, 2021

Students all around campus have taken to calling their failed midterms ‘performance art.’ As a great connoisseur of the absurd and abstract (see my 10th grade short film commenting on Neo-Dadaism)...

Eligible voter with access to ballot fails to vote, is plagued all the days of her life

AE, Nut Allergy's Cousin November 9, 2018

Local eligible voter Cynthia Resnin failed to fill out and mail her perfectly good absentee ballot in time for her home state to receive it within the election cutoff period, and is now doomed to suffer...

Illustration by Haley King

Democrats Must Change to Succeed

Harry Kelso, Columnist January 25, 2018

The last time we had a national election in 2016, the Whitman campus was in disarray. It is now 2018, and the political world is in disarray about whether or not the Democratic Party will control the House...

Credit: Catie Bergman

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

Shelly Le February 23, 2012
Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. In light of this, some students turn to non-prescription Adderall to help them manage their heavy workload.
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