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Top 8 Reasons People Didn’t Vote This Election Season

Jeffrey Gustaveson, Humor Writer

November 17, 2016

Close to 43 percent of eligible voters did not cast a ballot during last week’s election. Obviously, those 95 million fully-fledged adults must have had good reason to stay home, right? Sure enough, here are the top reasons people didn’t vote: Got really swamped signing online petitions to ...

Varsity teams face challenge of alcohol

Tyler Hurlburt

October 28, 2010

"On campus you are dealing with a wet culture," said Scott Shields, head coach of Whitman's varsity cross country. There is no denying it: alcohol plays a large role on the Whitman campus. This presence of alcohol can be a major difficulty when it comes to varsity athletes looking to perform to the...

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