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Reflecting on Race

Reflecting on Race

Christy Carley, News Editor

October 13, 2016

On Thursday evening the words of “We Shall Overcome” echoed across the steps of Penrose Library, while candles flickered in the dark. Members of the Whitman community gathered together to mourn the black lives lost to police brutality. The vigil, sponsored by Whitman’s Black Student Union (BSU) inclu...

Wire Watch: Weekend of October 13th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

October 10, 2016

Shaun King: Civil Rights Today: A lecture on racial politics, police brutality, and modern social justice. 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13th. Cordiner Hall. Walla Walla Balloon Stampede: A hot air balloon festival featuring a wide variety of ballooning activities. 7:15 a.m. and beyond, Thursday-Su...

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