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Contamination in Eastern Washington

Sarah Cornett and Ellen Ivens-Duran

May 17, 2016

It was a sunny day in Eastern Washington, and General Frank Matthias was on a search for mediocrity. Matthias was on the market for a site that would become the first plutonium plant, designed to supply the Manhattan Project with the essential ingredient for producing a nuclear bomb. The year was 19...

Students, faculty hold vigil for shooting victims

Andy Monserud

February 19, 2015

Whitman students and faculty held a vigil in the Amphitheatre on Monday, Feb. 17th for the late Pasco, Wash. resident and police shooting victim Antonio Zambrano-Montes and for Chapel Hill shooting victims Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha. Zambrano-Montes, a young farm worker and...

On Diversity, Inclusion and Equity at Whitman

February 19, 2015

This article was authored by President George Bridges for issue four of the spring semester. It was published on Feb. 19, 2015. On Monday, Feb. 16, many students, faculty and staff gathered in the amphitheater to reflect on and express their outrage at the tragic death of Pasco resident Antonio ...

Willis Proves it’s Not a Good Day to ‘Die Hard’

Willis Proves it’s Not a Good Day to ‘Die Hard’

Nathan Fisher

February 21, 2013

Disclaimer: I am a HUGE "Die Hard" fan, and in my book, Bruce Willis is THE MAN.  Needless to say, for months I've been anticipating Valentine's Day, not for the sugar high or the "love is in the air" feeling, but for the premier of "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment of one of my favorite franchises. After a marathon...

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