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“For the Record” zine sparks conversations around Power & Privilege

Illustration by Megan Waldau

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

The zine “For the Record: Official Internal Review of the 2019 Power & Privilege Symposium” was released and dispersed by an anonymous group of students in conjunction with the 2020 Power & Privilege Symposium. It was found throughout the college, and offered an alternative and jarring pers...

Power & Privilege team prepares for 2020 symposium

The theme of the 2020 Power & Privilege Symposium is

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Next Thursday, Feb. 20, Whitman will be hosting its annual Power and Privilege (P&P) Symposium. To create space for the thirty-one student-led panels that will occur throughout the day, classes are canceled for the event. This year’s executive team is made up of Executive Director Jordon Crawfo...

Speak Up and Act Out at Power and Privilege

Photo by Marra Clay

Sara Platnick

February 25, 2016

Classes were cancelled on Feb. 18 for Whitman community members to attend the 2016 Power & Privilege Symposium.

Students Press for Action Against Racism

Students Press for Action Against Racism

Lachlan Johnson

November 21, 2013

Outrage at specific incidents of racism has evolved into demands for decisive action on campus, putting pressure on Whitman's administration to instigate change. Since students rallied at Memorial Hall to present a letter to the Board of Trustees' Diversity Committee on Nov. 7, two separate events have been held to discuss ra...

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