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Politics, Rhetoric unite to help students engage in election season

Politics, Rhetoric unite to help students engage in election season

Georgie Lyon, News Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, Politics

Live screenings of presidential debates have allowed more opportunities for Whitman students to contemplate how political rhetoric is an important component of American democracy. This year, the Politics and Rhetoric Departments teamed up to provide live screenings of the three presidential debates ...

Arabic at Whitman

Sarah Cornett

September 20, 2012


Filed under NEWS, News Highlight

Mandarin, Spanish, English, Hindi, Arabic. These are the five most commonly spoken languages in the world, and Whitman consistently offers courses in three. While Hindi has never been offered at Whitman, Arabic has been offered sporadically in recent years. The current lack of Arabic classes recently ga...

White Bread: Aaron Bobrow-Strain talks food politics

White Bread: Aaron Bobrow-Strain talks food politics

Rachel Alexander

April 12, 2012


Filed under NEWS

After five years of work, Associate Professor of Politics Aaron Bobrow-Strain has published a book entitled "White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf." Published on March 6, 2012, the book has been selected as one of Amazon.com's "Best Books" for March 2012, and was featured on NPR. It's...

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