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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Judge Margaret McKeown presents book on Justice William O. Douglas

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter March 9, 2023

Braving the cold outside, attendees shuffled into Olin Auditorium for this year’s Whitman-sponsored William O. Douglas lecture on March 1. Widely regarded as Whitman’s most famous alum, William O....

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

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...

Arabic at Whitman

Sarah Cornett September 20, 2012
The current lack of Arabic classes at Whitman recently gained campus-wide attention when sophomore Annabelle Marcovici created an online petition to prove student interest to the administration.
Credit: Allie Felt

White Bread: Aaron Bobrow-Strain talks food politics

Rachel Alexander April 12, 2012
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 currently available in the Whitman Bookstore. Bobrow-Strain spoke with the Pioneer about the book and the current alternative food movement in the United States.
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