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Absence of Asians in Media

Illustration by Abby Takahashi

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

April 19, 2018

Asian Americans are one of the minorities with the least representation in American media. This minority group continues to struggle for equal opportunity and representation in key media roles while constantly trying to denounce any character played by a white person that should be played by an Asian ac...

ASWC Has Improved, But Engagement Still Problematic

Illustration by Eduardo Vazquez

Blair Hanley Frank

April 18, 2013

When I wrote my election season column last semester, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) was in dire straits. A disjointed communications strategy and ineffectual leadership made for a political entity that seemed distant from the students it was supposed to represent. There's good news, though. ASWC has made vast improvements since l...

Board Editorial: Student Representation Critical for Meaningful Campus Governance

Editorial Board

February 7, 2013

Over the next few days, Whitman's Board of Trustees will convene on campus for their most important meeting of the year. During their February meeting, the trustees approve next year's budget, set tuition for the college and make decisions about a number of development projects and long-term plans which...

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