Whitman Wire

How corporations threaten your privacy

Illustration by Hannah Paul

Claire Maurer, Columnist

February 13, 2020

Throwing caution to the wind regarding personal privacy seems to be common reaction of many to that fact that any reality of privacy seems far from our grasp. I've heard this when people claim to have given up on privacy, as though the responsibility of protecting privacy is too much work. It appears in...

Student Surveillance Soars to Sensational State!

Illustration by Nathaly Perez

Anthony Reale, Moistest Envelope Licker '73

February 8, 2019

After an extensive research project, The Wire has uncovered a shocking crime perpetrated by the administration.  The crime — student surveillance — was committed by Director of Bullhorns, Mad Lib Emails and Communications, Grosh Grensen. Grensen apparently used the same techniques as Ms. Frizzle ...

Whitman Enters Uncharted Waters in the Digital Realm

Chris Hankin, News Editor

October 12, 2017

Whitman College is updating the Tech Services Privacy Policy. Most recently revised in 2006, the new draft will receive input from faculty, staff, administrators, and the College’s Information Security Officer, Linc Nesheim. The changes raise questions about the ways in which Whitman College will w...

Police Cameras Offer Answers

Police Cameras Offer Answers

Andy Monserud

October 23, 2013

Those readers I haven't had the pleasure of meeting in person should know that I proudly represent St. Paul, Minn. To those who don't care, I hope you'll forgive me for discussing a topic that's quite literally close to home for me. A debate in the city council of St. Paul's twin city, Minneapolis, caught my attention this wee...

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