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Kim Kardashian’s Butt + Open-Mindedness

Zan McPherson

December 11, 2014

I have not always described myself as the most "feminist" person. Sure, I participated in controversial social movements, notably in the gay rights movement by founding a gay-straight alliance at the boarding school I attended. But it took moving out of the South and into the ultra-liberal community...

Students Divest, Assets Revealed

Rosemary Hanson

April 17, 2014

The Whitman Divestment Committee would like to inform the student body that it has no connection with the newly-founded Whitman Divestment Society, which was responsible for last week's "parade." They go on to request that the Divestment Society cease all further use of the term "divestment" as it is...

Announcements on Local Club Presidents

Rosemary Hanson

February 20, 2014

Lez Pres Juarez says fez his Junior Juarez Hamilton, president of the local chapter of the Militant Lesbian Society, has admitted that the fez hat reading "misogynist pig" that appeared atop the statue of Marcus Whitman is indeed his. No word yet as to whether he will face administrative action f...

“Wreck-It Ralph” and “Flight” Make for Unlikely, Enjoyable Double Feature

Nathan Fisher

November 8, 2012

Two new releases caught my eye this week, "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Flight," and because I thoroughly enjoyed both of these polar opposite movies, I'm writing a twofer this week. Enjoy! First up, "Wreck-It Ralph" is an animated kids' movie about video game characters in an arcade. After the gamers leave the arcade, the characters of each video game have their own lives and c...

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