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Paul Ryan’s search for love

Clara Wheeler, Pirate Administrative Professional
April 2, 2017
Filed under Humor

Paul Ryan (B-KN) has always looked like he is trying to hold back tears of disappointment, but in recent weeks, his expression betrays the great heartbreak hiding behind a thin façade. “I really thought this would be the one,” he said about his one true love, the American Health Care Act (AHCA). “But I ...

Seasoned Campus Liberals Gear up for New Year of Political Apathy

Megumi Rierson, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
Filed under Humor

The advent of the new school year brings with it the return of Whitman’s famously liberal, politically-engaged student body. The campus becomes a treasure trove of meaningful political discussion sparked by Nalgene stickers, Dank Meme Stashes and skimmed New York Times articles. At any point you coul...

Super PACs invade Greek life

Megumi Rierson, staff writer
January 28, 2016
Filed under Humor

The most recent Greek election cycle brought with it the addition of student-operated super political action committees (super PACs). You may have heard the term “super PAC” thrown around by the 2016 presidential candidates and that kid who read one New York Times op-ed and now won’t stop brin...

NSA Activity Cannot be Ignored

Bill Landefeld
December 5, 2013
Filed under OPINION

Just when you thought you could escape the madness of class just before finals, Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald leak another classified National Security Agency (NSA) document that shakes the world. While their revelations that were released over the summer told the world about the expansiveness...

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