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Happy Ending for ‘Ender’s Game’

Happy Ending for ‘Ender’s Game’

Nathan Fisher

November 7, 2013

When it comes to movies, I pride myself on being on top of what's new and what's coming out soon. This week, however, I lost track of the Hollywood hype regarding the release of the movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card's classic young adult book from the 1980s, "Ender's Game." Naively, I went to see the movie an...

Four More for Obama, Historic Ballot Measures Passed

Emily Lin-Jones

November 8, 2012

Cheers (and groans) resounded across campus Tuesday night as general election results poured in from across the nation, confirming Barack Obama's reelection as president of the United States. President Obama won the electoral college handily, clinching crucial battleground states like Pennsylvania,...

Rep. Maureen Walsh addresses marriage equality in lecture

Rachel Alexander

March 29, 2012

"I'm not very good with my speech or delivery. I just got a little lucky." These are the modest words of State Representative Maureen Walsh (R), whose speech in defense of gay marriage on the floor of the legislature has garnered over 1.2 million views on YouTube. Walsh spoke to the Whitman community...

Whitties react to the Washington legislature passing same sex marriage

Josh Goodman

February 9, 2012

The Washington State House of Representatives voted 55 to 43 on Wednesday, Feb. 8 to allow same sex marriages. This, following the senate voting in favor of same sex marriage last week and Governor Christine Gregoire's pledge to sign the bill, makes Washington poised to be the seventh U.S. state, in...

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