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Another Drugging Reported at Whitman Party

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief April 9, 2017

Another Whitman student reported unknowingly ingesting dissociative “date rape” drugs on Saturday night. The drugging reportedly occurred at an all-campus party at the Sigma Chi fraternity house. The...

ASWC Passes Title IX Transcript Notation Resolution

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter November 29, 2016

Three weeks ago, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) passed a new resolution Title IX investigations and convictions notated on students’ transcripts. This move is in part an effort to...

When does the college send Timely Warnings?

Marra Clay and Mitchell Smith November 10, 2016
On the morning of Monday, Nov. 7, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland sent a “Timely Warning” email to the Whitman community alerting students, faculty, staff and parents of suspected druggings. Cleveland’s email noted that there were a “number of students who demonstrated symptoms that suggested they may have been drugged at parties” on the north side of Boyer Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 5. He also wrote that the incidents may be related to an anonymous report from the previous week.

Students React to Banners Condemning Sexual Assault Policy

Georgia Lyon, News Editor October 31, 2016

Two large posters reading, “Whitman Only Punishes Victims” and “It Has Been 3 Days Since The Last Reported Rape” in red letters were hung up on the tennis courts on Fall Visitors Day. On Wednesday...

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