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Local AAUP Calls for Sanctuary Campus

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief

December 1, 2016

Some Whitman faculty have asked the college to join the national Sanctuary Campus movement. On November 28, the Whitman chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) sent an email to the Whitman community with a statement condemning the recent “unprecedented spike” in attacks...

Community Calls on Whitman to Become “Sanctuary Campus”

Christy Carley, News Editor

November 21, 2016

Whitman students, staff and faculty gathered at the steps of Penrose Library last Wednesday in support of a petition to designate Whitman College as a “sanctuary campus.” The gathering was part of a national day of action in which students across the country called on their schools to offer protection for undocumented students in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. Organized by th...

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