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‘The Altruists’ explores themes of sexuality, social protest

Clara Bartlett November 10, 2011
Running from Wednesday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 13, 'The Altruists' probes sensitive and timely issues, through intimate portrayals of a group of aimless social malcontents in New York City.
Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

‘Margin Call’ depicts inhumanity of capitalism

Nathan Fisher November 3, 2011
"Margin Call," starring Zachary Quinto, depicts harrowing moral struggles born out of the nature of money and a corrupt financial system.

Art majors to seek inspiration in Empire State

Alex Hagen October 27, 2011
Senior art majors prepare to head to New York City for an annual journey of creative stimulation. The city's diverse art scene and current political milieu offer a range of learning experiences for the students.

Occupy Wall Street wave hits Tri-Cities, Walla Walla

Emily Lin-Jones October 20, 2011
Whitman students stood alongside other Washington residents to express their dissatisfaction with the current political and economic climate in the United States at the Occupy Tri-Cities and Occupy Walla Walla general assemblies on Oct. 14 and 15. The movements, which have grown out of the leaderless Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City, aim to serve as a forum for free expression and democratic decision-making among citizens.
Credit: Faith Bernstein

Professors tackle “Class Warfare” for FGWC

Emily Lin-Jones October 20, 2011
Skotheim Chair of History David Schmitz and Professor of Politics and Paul Chair of Political Science Paul Apostolidis spoke to a nearly full house in Olin 130 on Sept. 13 on the topic of “Class Inequalities and Class Warfare." The panel was sponsored by First Generation/Working Class Whitman Students (FGWC) to educate Whitman students and Walla Walla community members about modern economic issues.
Illustration: Alex Bailey

3 Things Occupy Wall Street can learn from Tea Party

Daniel Merritt October 20, 2011
Both the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street movement embody an underlying dissatisfaction with those with decision-making power. While the Tea Party is focused on government spending and taxes, Occupy Wall Street has its crosshairs aimed at large conglomerates, oil companies, billionaires and their bedfellow politicians.
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