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Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018

Filed under A&E

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 towards Whitman College students, members of the Planned Parenthood Generation Action club were...

McCorvey’s Legacy and Roe v. Wade

Zuhra Amini, Columist

March 2, 2017

Filed under OPINION

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 case? That plaintiff was Norma McCorvey who recently passed away on Jan. 18, 2016. McCorvey leav...

Whitman Professor Jack Jackson weighs in on Supreme Court nominee

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter

February 16, 2017

Filed under NEWS

One week after President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch for the position of Associate Justice to replace the late Justice Scalia, Wire reporter Kate Grumbles sat down with Assistant Professor Jack Jackson from the Politics department. Below is a partial transcript from that interview. Minimal edits made for ...

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