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In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman

Josh Goodman

May 3, 2012

Junior Marcos Garza* is in many ways a typical Whitman student:  he's studious, a member of a fraternity and active in campus clubs. Yet there's a part of him that only a small number of his friends know about: "I guess, to tell you, I'm gay," he says hesitantly. Garza's experience of being in the closet at Whitman may not be as atypical as it seems. While...

Campus publications to spark discussion about LGBTQ issues, sexual assault

Karah Kemmerly

April 12, 2012

Whitman will soon see two new publications on campus that give students the opportunity to explore complicated issues. Seniors Ellie Newell, Mehera Nori and Alice Minor, who are all members of Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment, have conceived a zine, titled "Break Ground," which will focus...

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