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Conscientious trust yields healthy relationships

Crystal and Chevy, Columnist

October 7, 2015

This week Chevy and I are going to switch it up a bit and back off the sexin’ to discuss an issue that has recently sparked intense reflection in our lives: trust. As my Yogi tea bag informed me the other morning, “Love without trust is a river without water.” We don’t know about you, but we’d...

On Vulnerability: Journeying into the Uncertain

Alya Bohr, Columnist

October 7, 2015

It’s unbelievably easy to get tangled up in the desire to be perfect. Everywhere around us lurks a sneaky little notion that to be worthy of connection, love and belonging, we must be flawless. Bulletproof. Along with this unwieldy assumption comes a fear and distrust of vulnerability. We may imagine...

Burden of Trust Improves Campus Experience

Paul H-P

November 15, 2012

I am prone to doubt myself, to doubt whether my words and actions are meaningful or effective. I would not bother to confide this were it only a personal problem, but I encounter it everywhere, at Whitman and at large. We have lost faith in ourselves, our words and each other. This faithlessness is the...

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