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The Unanswered Questions of the Second Presidential Debate

Megumi Rierson, staff writer

October 20, 2016

The second presidential debate that aired last Sunday featured a smorgasbord of substantive policy discussions and comments by both candidates that will be cited heavily in the forthcoming history books on the implosion of American democracy. The debate was loosely structured as a town hall, where everyday Amer...

This Week in Reality TV: Presidential Debate!

James Leroux, staff writer

October 5, 2016

This past Monday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, the first of the 2016 Presidential Debates was broadcasted to 84 million people, setting a new record for viewership in presidential debate history. It was clear to anybody watching (excluding, of course, stupid people) that the debate was a wonderful repres...

Presidential Search Committee Gears Up

Presidential Search Committee Gears Up

Sam Grainger-Shuba

April 10, 2014

By the start of the 2015-2016 school year, Whitman will inaugurate its 14th president. The college is about to begin the search for President George Bridges's successor with the newly formed search committee. The presidential search committee pursues potential candidates for the presidency and then provides a recommendation to the Board...

Whitman students disillusioned with third debate

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

October 22, 2012

Monday, Oct. 22, students headed to Maxey Auditorium for a screening of the final presidential debate. The two candidates, perhaps tired of criticism for their behavior, showed signs of self-restraint when confronting one another on foreign policy issues. At times, they slipped into their usual pattern...

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