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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Why we need a bigger orgasm gap

Why we need a bigger orgasm gap

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor May 4, 2023

Writer’s note: In discussing the way we conceptualize sex as a culture, my language will necessarily be binary. This is not to diminish the wide range in gender identities and sexualities that make...

Rocky Horror Picture Show: “Don’t dream it, be it”

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter September 22, 2022

For one night every year, Whitman College takes part in a tradition that has reached the whole world. On this night, the beloved "Rocky Horror Picture Show" is played and widely enjoyed for its celebration...

On intimacy and being in love with your friends

May 8, 2020

When I was visiting a close friend of mine during break, on my second day in North Dakota — the second-coldest state in the U.S. — my friend and I went to the supermarket together to buy groceries...

Photo by Caroline Arya

KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor October 4, 2017
"We're Black, We're Queer, We're Here" brings the intersectionality of race and sexuality to KWCW radio.

Board of Trustees Meets to Address Diversity, Divestment

Sam Grainger-Shuba February 13, 2014
The Board of Trustees met on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 6 and 7, to discuss student concerns of diversity and divestment. Student representatives to the Board of Trustees' Student Life Committee presented students' thoughts on issues including race, gender, religion, and sexual orientation.
A Dangerous Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

Sarah Cornett September 19, 2013
Mia McKenzie, author of the blog Black Girl Dangerous, discussed her own struggle with developing an identity as a queer person of color, as well as challenged mainstream conceptions of racism. She spoke on Friday, Sept. 13 in a packed Reid Campus Center coffeehouse.
Illustration by Eduardo Vazquez

‘Bang With Friends’ Will Revolutionize Sex

Maggie Mae Lemaris April 11, 2013
The Facebook plug-in, 'Bang With Friends' will revolutionize the way a generation approaches sex.

Is America Ready for a Gay Athlete?

Dylan Snyder April 7, 2013

Note: Before I even begin this piece I would like to acknowledge the fact that this may be seen as a point of contention. I would like to say that I in no way mean any offense to anyone and apologize in...

Credit: Allie Felt

‘The Altruists’ explores themes of sexuality, social protest

Clara Bartlett November 10, 2011
Running from Wednesday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 13, 'The Altruists' probes sensitive and timely issues, through intimate portrayals of a group of aimless social malcontents in New York City.
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