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Shirtless Summertime

Alex Pitts, Columnist

April 13, 2017

It’s becoming warmer and warmer on Ankeny field. With this (only slightly) warmer weather comes a veritable spectacle among the various residents of Ankeny; shirtless and shoeless Whitman students in 59 degree weather. Why do some eschew their garments this prematurely? I see a performance of e...

Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on Whitman as ‘Unpretentious’ Liberal Arts College

February 13, 2014

I've often heard it said that people at Whitman don't talk about race.  It is quite true that an impoverished lexicon for discussions of race and racism exists at our institution, but this is not unique to Whitman––it is a generalized problem typifying political discourse in the United States, in w...

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