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The Purposes of Protesting

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

February 23, 2017

When you are standing in the middle of a crowd of protesters it’s hard not to get the impression that something is being done. Thousands of people chanting in unison “education not deportation” or “this is what democracy looks like” packs the same kind of punch as finishing the first st...

Students, community members publicly confess privilege

Emily Lin-Jones

September 15, 2012

Students and community members gathered on the steps of the Memorial Building on the night of Wednesday, Sept. 12 to publicly confess their privilege as part of an event sponsored by the Whitman Christian Fellowship (WCF) entitled "We Are the 1%". "[The event] is primarily about working toward economic...

Middle-class ‘Occupy Portland’ protestors should harness power of education

Elizabeth Cole

October 27, 2011

I arrived in Portland over four-day on a Friday night. The air was biting yet alive with the bustle of a city whose bedtime is long past Walla Walla's. The streets were filled with activity, and as my friend and I forged through the night in the quest for a dining facility that was open to minors at...

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