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Pay by Credit Policy Change Rankles Students

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter March 30, 2017

Whitman College faculty recently voted to decrease the maximum credits allowed in the College’s pay by credit policy. As of this year, second semester seniors who petition to pay by credit can take up...

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash

The Unanswered Questions of the Second Presidential Debate

Megumi Rierson, staff writer October 20, 2016

The second presidential debate that aired last Sunday featured a smorgasbord of substantive policy discussions and comments by both candidates that will be cited heavily in the forthcoming history books...

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Safety comes first, but policies remain unclear for alcohol, marijuana

Lachlan Johnson September 18, 2014

This summer Washington residents had their first opportunity to buy legal marijuana from retailers throughout the state. While students over the age of 21 can now legally smoke inside private residences,...

Rising Latino population must engage with politics, business

April 19, 2012

This column was contributed by Adam Delgado '12 As Latinos emerge as a growing economic and political force in the United States, we must also examine how the rise of Latino populations across the nation...

Bookstore Institutes Temporary Bag-Check Policy

Joe Volpert September 16, 2010

The Whitman College Bookstore initiated a temporary bag-check policy for the first week of the semester in order to prevent theft.   Students were asked to leave their bags outside the bookstore prior...

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