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Whitman examines Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s impact

Illustration by Allyson Kim.

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. Justice Ginsburg passed at the age of 87 due to complications from pancreatic cancer.  Gi...

RBG’s complicated legacy

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.

Ava Liponis, Columnist

October 1, 2020

Our nation is grieving. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Sept. 18, was undeniably a civil rights icon and helped make enormous strides made for women’s rights. In 1996, she led the ruling decision in United States v. Virginia, deciding that state-funded schools couldn’t be single-sex. She f...

Make a plan for your vote

Sile Surman, Columnist

September 24, 2020

Do you check your voter registration status every single day, almost to the point of insanity? Join the club. This election has everyone, including myself, on edge lately.  Quite honestly, I’m probably not the first person to tell you to vote. It is safe to assume you’re tired of hearing it by...

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