Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Haley King

Ava DuVernay’s “13th” follows transformative systems of oppresion

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter November 17, 2016

The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist...

Retaliation Against Systematic Oppression of White Males

Clara Wheeler, staff writer May 5, 2016

Whitman is known for its active student body, but one group especially feels that it has not received the recognition it deserves. The Whitman White Male Club will be hosting an all day protest next Tuesday....

Non-Discrimination Policies Empower Students of Color

Sayda Morales May 2, 2013
When a student of color is as strong of an applicant as a white student, the student of color should be accepted to respond to years of oppression and discrimination that people of color have had to face in this country.

LGBTQ groups overlook deeper oppressions

October 11, 2012
LGBTQ groups and allies are important in providing safe spaces for these groups, but do not do enough to challenge the oppressive subtext of mainstream progressive culture.

Society needs to care

Heather Nichols-Haining April 29, 2010

If you raise the standards of living for select communities, you will raise the standard of living for everyone. As an ardent supporter of increasing public spending to pull more people out of poverty,...

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