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Race Symposium To Bring Nobel Laureate to Campus

Race Symposium To Bring Nobel Laureate to Campus

Maegan Nelson

March 7, 2013

Whitman's first annual Power and Privilege Symposium will consist of two days of workshops, discussion and presentations to focus on its theme, "Why Race Matters." To augment the experience, Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú will be giving the keynote address. As a campus continuously promoting its ...

Spring Symposium Set to Open Racial Conversations

Spring Symposium Set to Open Racial Conversations

Daniel Kim

December 6, 2012

Students often look for the opportunity to discuss campus issues, and next semester there will be another forum for a specific conversation about race. Six years ago, a race symposium took place at Whitman in response to a controversial campus incident involving blackface. Now, sophomore ASWC Senator Mcebo ...

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