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Op-Ed: ‘Culture of Silence:’ What the WWU Administration Will Not Address

Jake Sloop, WWU Sophomore

April 12, 2018

These past few weeks at Walla Walla University have been rocky, to say the least. Therefore, in this week’s Swap Issue, I hope to address some of the questions many Whitties have asked me about the blackface social media post at WWU and the discussion it has sparked. I think that this issue is intrinsical...

Whitman Lacks Diversity

January 28, 2016

The appropriation, isolation, racial profiling, and micro-aggressions minority students’ deal with would decrease if this school was more racially varied. This is not the only solution but it is definitely a piece of the puzzle.

Racial Profiling Conversation Continues on Campus

Racial Profiling Conversation Continues on Campus

Lachlan Johnson

September 17, 2015

Student activists and Whitman administrators have come to a number of agreements in the past year about how to address racial profiling on campus, but have found it challenging to communicate solutions to the broader campus.

Singled Out: Is profiling a problem on campus?

Sami Carrillo ('17), photo by Annabelle Marcovici.

Lachlan Johnson

March 12, 2015

Hannah Bartman contributed reporting. *Some of the names in this article have been changed to protect the identities of students. Armed police officers approached the French House as sophomore Sami Carrillo, a student of color, stood in the doorway. It was 2 a.m. the night before Thanksgiving, a...

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