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The Purposes of Protesting

Illustration by Claire Revere
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”...

Students, community members publicly confess privilege

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...

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

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...

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