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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Helios Santoro

Whitman’s Microaggression Problem

Samira Hassan, Opinion Columnist September 14, 2023

The class of 2027 is already making history as Whitman’s most-ever diverse class. I was so excited to be a part of this memorable class, but I quickly recognized that most people on campus don’t...

Perceptions of diabetes and health: addressing the stereotypes

Sara Marshall, News Editor May 4, 2023

At the age of six, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a condition that has been a part of my life for almost 14 years now. Living with a chronic condition without a cure has been an immutable fact...

Illustration by M Hu.

Tattoos: To wear or to worry?

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter October 5, 2022

If you have been on campus for a while, you most likely have seen plenty of students and faculty with tattoos. While tattoos used to carry a negative stigma, especially in a professional work environment,...

Meteoric rise of Bravo ‘reality’ programming promotes slanted stereotypes

Clara Bartlett April 12, 2012
When my brain feels like dying in the happy, vapid abyss that is reality television, Bravo is the immediate destination of my retreat. But in examining the shows that have made Bravo a cable force to be reckoned with in the world of media networks, I cannot help but realize that Bravo's success is founded upon the continual presentation and reinforcement of stereotypes.
Illustration: Emily Johnson

Ballerinos defy stereotypes

Allison Work December 8, 2011
Tthe number of men in Beginning Ballet has increased this year. Students discuss stereotypes surrounding sexuality in ballet.
Know Your Campus Cults!

Know Your Campus Cults!

Dana Thompson November 17, 2011
There's cults all over this campus. Everywhere. And you might be in one. Which?
Credit: Cade Beck

Style spotlight: Evan Griffis ’15

cade beck November 3, 2011
The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of sartorial daring to the campus. This week's Style Spotlight: first-year Evan Griffis.

Jewett Pit

Susanna Bowers October 13, 2011
In the past, the Pit has typically been characterized by a close-knit group of really fun, interesting girls. The idea of living with all girls in the basement of Jewett may not appeal to a lot of incoming freshman, but many quickly change their minds.
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