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Whitman Wire

Op-Ed: The Dangers of Community

Alden Glass, Senior March 1, 2018

When asked to picture a Whitman student, what comes to mind? Birkenstocks and a Patagonia jacket? A frisbee in one hand and a Hydroflask in the other? Hailing from Seattle or the Bay, they have a “Resist”...

Missed opportunities for American Libertarians

Cyril Burchenal, Columnist October 5, 2016

Much of the public discourse in this election suggests that Republicans have suffered the most in this election cycle. Their reputation as the “responsible” party has been vandalized both domestically...

Campus republicans have less sense of humor than expected

Trevor Lewis, staff writer September 15, 2016

Twelve o’clock descends upon the sweltering lawn as my attention is caught by a large sign with “Rick for President” written in large red and blue font. The activities fair is in full swing and my...

Trump Manipulates Evangelicals

Sean Hannah, Columnist April 21, 2016
Evangelical Christianity emphasizes love and a mission to spread the word of God, so it is blatantly ironic that Trump’s supporters are so ready to accept his proposed laws that limit Mexican and Muslim Immigration.

The Candidate Latinos Want

Jose Coronado, Columnist October 22, 2015

According to Pew Research, 11 percent of the national eligible voters are Latinos. As elections come close, candidates will inevitably try to lure in Latino voters with promises. Bernie Sanders has promised...

Exclusive Interview with Marshall Davis

Kyle Seasly October 31, 2012

Once in a lifetime, the Backpage gets an interview with someone more important than Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha, Joseph Smith, Krishna and Kurt Russell combined. Unfortunately, we did not get the interview...

Campus Conservatives Club Opens Political Dialogue

Campus Conservatives Club Opens Political Dialogue

Sarah Cornett October 25, 2012

It is no secret that Whitman is a predominantly liberal campus community. The vast majority of students identify with left-of-center political viewpoints, and oftentimes it can be difficult to find...

Obamas pro-coup politics must be condemned

Obama’s pro-coup politics must be condemned

October 18, 2012

This column was contributed by Henry Gales '13 On Feb. 29, 2004, U.S. military personnel put Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide onto a plane and flew him to the Central African Republic. After...

Illustration: Alex Bailey

3 Things Occupy Wall Street can learn from Tea Party

Daniel Merritt October 20, 2011

Both the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street movement embody an underlying dissatisfaction with those with decision-making power. While the Tea Party is focused on government spending and taxes, Occupy...

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