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Sex Week encourages sexual health and positivity

Anabelle Dillard, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Sex Week, started by Green Dot and the Sexual Health Advocacy Group (SHAG), features various workshops and events throughout the week aim to promote sexual health, education and positivity among Whitman...

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...

Anderson and Fox to Fill Vacant ASWC Senate Seats

Anderson and Fox to Fill Vacant ASWC Senate Seats

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter October 5, 2016

Sophomore Paris Fox and senior Jack Anderson will fill the two vacant seats in the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) senate. Last week a special election was held to determine who would become...

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Phi Delta Theta, Sexual Violence Prevention reps look to the future

Ellen Ivens-Duran May 5, 2016
In the weeks since Phi Delta Theta's social functions were suspended, confusion and misinformation has pervaded campus, concurrent with rising frustration about sexual violence,
Photo by Kaelie Rose.

Virtual reality film demonstrates future of sexual assault prevention

November 5, 2015
Whitman is one of four colleges part of a pilot program showing The Party, a sexual assault prevention film which uses virtual reality technology.

New Student Interns Confront Campus Sexual Violence

Ellen Ivens-Duran October 28, 2015

Barbara Maxwell, the Associate Dean of Students and Student Life, has hired six student interns to work on the issue of sexual violence prevention on campus. The interns, who started working at the beginning...

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