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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

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Anti-abortion laws and consequential protests erupt nationally

Naia Willemsen, News Reporter October 21, 2021

It has been fifty years since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, yet abortion rights are still on the table across the country. In the wake of these laws being decided upon, protests against anti-abortion...

Illustration by Allyson Kim.

Whitman examines Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s impact

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

Since her passing on Sept. 18, Whitman community members have mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and re-examined her influence on American law, politics and the upcoming election....

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter February 1, 2018

On Thursday, January 25, Planned Parenthood celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court Case “Roe v. Wade” with a fundraiser at El Corazon Winery. Though the event was not specifically geared...

Illustration by Nate Raphael

McCorvey’s Legacy and Roe v. Wade

Zuhra Amini, Columist March 2, 2017

Did you know that the plaintiff of the Roe v. Wade case, which legalized abortion by extending the scope of the constitutional right to privacy, later dedicated her life’s work to overturning the...

High Consumption Demands Tough Choices

Danielle Broida October 31, 2012
Unless we can significantly reduce our resource use in America, blaming environmental issues on overpopulation is simply unethical, leaving us with the hard choice: to stop having kids like we suggest to the third world, or consume less.
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