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OP-ED: Bringing consent into the classroom: The future of sexual violence prevention at Whitman

Hannah Rudman , Senior May 5, 2022

All interviews in this piece are from anonymous Whitman students. Content Warning: This piece discusses sexual assault. Sexual violence and its prevention are a frequent topic of discussion among...

Illustration by Paloma Link.

Green Dot is gone. What’s next?

Tucker Grinnan, Feature reporter February 17, 2022

Green Dot was not perfect, but the consent education-sized hole left in the wake of its removal is yet to be filled.  Consent and bystander intervention used to be much more common words in the...

Let’s talk about Whitman’s treatment of sexual assault

Hailey Livingston , Columnist September 23, 2021

Unless you’re brand new or really out of the loop, you are probably aware that Whitman has gotten rid of Green Dot. As a quick refresh, Green Dot is a bystander training program that aims to educate...

Does your Green Dot really matter?

Zoe Schacter-Brodie, Columnist March 18, 2021

“Your Green Dot Matters!” Flyers and posters boast this phrase all around campus. Does it really? Adopted by Whitman in 2009, the Green Dot Bystander Intervention Program has been controversial from...

Students react to “Think About It” orientation program

Christy Carley September 10, 2015
All new first year and transfer students were required to complete an online program entitled Think About It this summer, prior to arriving on campus.
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