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Spotlight on a Visiting Professor: Zachary Campbell

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Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

September 28, 2017

Whitman has gained another visiting professor teaching in the arts this year. Professor Zachary Campbell is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies and Rhetoric who taught at DePaul University in Chicago for a year and a half before coming to Walla Walla. This week, The Wire sat do...

Whitman Students and Student Inmates Share Classroom

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

This fall, the Rhetoric, Incarceration and Civic Engagement and Incarceration class completed its final visit to the Washington State Penitentiary, a minimum-security prison near Whitman’s campus. The class is comprised of 21 incarcerated students who are enrolled in an Associate Degree program throug...

Rhetoric and Media studies split allows expansion of interdisciplinary courses, greater student specialization

Shelly Le

February 2, 2012

Josh Goodman contributed reporting. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Whitman faculty voted to split the Rhetoric and Media Studies Department into two new departments. The change is effective immediately. The new rhetoric studies department will offer two majors, a general rhetoric studies major and a po...

Democracy in America has become an empty cliché

Gary Wang

November 29, 2009

Democracy is awesome. Better than communism, monarchy, theocracy and definitely better than whatever Iran has (theocratic democracy?). Lucky for us Americans, we don't live under a dictatorship like Iraq under Saddam. We get to vote! Our voices are heard by our government. In the name of democracy,...

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