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PPGA confronts period stigma and inequity through art in the Stevens Gallery

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter May 5, 2022

After fundraising around $500 to purchase menstrual products and combat inequity in menstrual product access, Planned Parenthood Generation Action decided that it was time to bring their activism closer...

PRISM and PPGA teach students the sex ed you didnt get in high school

PRISM and PPGA teach students “the sex ed you didn’t get in high school”

Grace Jackson, News Reporter November 11, 2021

Last Thursday, PRISM and Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) hosted an event to educate students on the “sex ed” they missed in high school. The talk took place in Olin Auditorium and...

Anti-abortion laws and consequential protests erupt nationally

Naia Willemsen, News Reporter October 21, 2021

It has been fifty years since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, yet abortion rights are still on the table across the country. In the wake of these laws being decided upon, protests against anti-abortion...

Students canvass and promote political engagement for the Democratic presidential primary. Photos contributed by Elle Pollock and Andy Burnstein

Clubs and community members rally for presidential primary

Grace Jackson, News Reporter March 12, 2020

Whitman clubs and community members have taken up the charge to organize and create excitement around the 2020 primary presidential election. Washington state voted in the primary election on March...

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter April 13, 2017

The first annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival teemed with excitement and solidarity this past Friday, April 7. Despite the unpredictable weather that forced the event indoors to Reid Coffeehouse,...

PPGA Continues Consent Education

PPGA Continues Consent Education

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter December 8, 2016

This past week, on Tuesday Nov. 29, Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) hosted a collaborative event with All Students for Consent (ASC), called, “What Does Consent Look Like?” This event...

Planned Parenthood Generation Action Educates Students on Sex

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Writer December 1, 2016

This fall, a club new to Whitman–called Planned Parenthood Generation Action–has been focusing on the sexual health and education of Whitman students. While the club mostly attracts young women, one...

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