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On imperfection

Illustration by Lily Buller.

Victoria Helmer, Columnist

October 15, 2020

A few weeks ago, I cut myself with the sharp edge of a freshly opened chickpea can, and it was honestly pretty gross. It sucked because some of my blood made its way into the can, so my friend had to rinse the beans extra clean. My blood also squirted onto our kitchen counter, so we had to wipe that...

Self love comes first

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Rina Cakrani, Columnist

October 27, 2016

 Why is it so hard to love ourselves? One of the things that surprised and concerned me the most during the Gender & Sexuality Workshop was when more than half of people in Jewett (the biggest residence hall at Whitman) admitted to having had or still having an eating disorder. This makes me think of ...

A Path of One’s Own

Alya Bohr, Columnist

November 19, 2015

Where comparison stops, true characters begin. Life begins.

Writing their own prescription: Whitman students abuse Adderall to tackle workload

Credit: Catie Bergman

Shelly Le

February 23, 2012

Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. Some students turn to using Adderall without a prescription to help them manage their heavy workload. "I didn't feel compelled to take it, but I did have an all-nighter in front...

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