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Students produce independent projects at Harper Joy Theatre

Hannah Bartman April 30, 2015

Student-initiated and independently produced theater performances are few and far between outside of the main theater season, but in the upcoming month there will be three plays performed and produced...

Gone Girl invites criticism, raises questions concerning feminist artists responsibilities

‘Gone Girl’ invites criticism, raises questions concerning feminist artists’ responsibilities

Veronika Kiss October 30, 2014

Illustration by Tyle Schuh. As awards season approaches, "Gone Girl," a film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel of the same name, looks to be a favorite for Oscar nominations. Despite...

Redefining feminism fosters campus conversation about broader inequalities

Redefining feminism fosters campus conversation about broader inequalities

Hillary Smith October 9, 2014

Illustration by Tyle Schuh. Recently I watched an interview that MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry conducted with Roxane Gay, author of a book entitled "Bad Feminist." It struck me as an interesting concept,...

Photo by Annabelle Marcovici.

Dragfest returns with renewed vigor

Christy Carley October 3, 2014

Whitman's annual Dragfest has returned this year in the form of a three-part series organized by GLBTQ.This year Dragfest consists of three events; the first of which, Vanity Fair, took place Saturday,...

Ask Whitties for their hometown stories

Ask Whitties for their hometown stories

Sam Jacobson September 18, 2014

Illustration by Tyle Schuh. I want your memories. From the raw, to the beautiful, to those so blurred and indistinct that they might as well have been imagined. According to the Whitman College website's...

Seahawks face winding road to repeat

Seahawks face winding road to repeat

Dylan Snyder September 18, 2014

Illustration by Tyle Schuh. Amid all of the terrible off-the-field news currently occupying the sports cycle, it is easy to forget that there are actually games being played on Sundays. This season especially,...

Despite Progress, Public Harassment Persists

Despite Progress, Public Harassment Persists

Hillary Smith September 11, 2014

Illustration by Tyle Schuh. This summer I stayed in a house in a city without my parents for the first time. I also learned how terrifying it can be to be female. Don't get me wrong. I had a great...

Campus Climate Members Returns From Powershift Energized

Campus Climate Members Returns From Powershift Energized

Lorah Steichen October 31, 2013

While many Whitman students spent the third weekend of October consumed in midterm studies, members of Campus Climate Challenge were off campus engaging in a weekend of activism. Eight students traveled...

Vegan Sexologist Brings Activism to the Bedroom

Vegan Sexologist Brings Activism to the Bedroom

Evelyn Levine October 23, 2013

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Whitman hosted Shanae Williams, renowned sexologist and vegan. Williams is known for her revolutionary coverage of vegan options for foreplay and sexual intercourse. She has visited...

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