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Of Fireworks and Uncertain Futures: Stories from students from countries in conflict

Mementos remind Ali of home. Photo by Annabelle Marcovici.

Kamna Shastri

October 9, 2014

Tires scream as a car stops quickly, and Senior Hasan Ali remembers the car in Iraq that made the same sound before its passengers started shooting. Ali knows his gut reaction in those situations isn't the same as what he understands is actually happening. Still, it is challenging to separate his...

Class Of 2018 Contains More International Students

Class Of 2018 Contains More International Students

Andy Monserud

May 8, 2014

After flooding campus with their famous white folders throughout April, the members of the Whitman College admitted class of 2018 have made their decisions. Of the 1,441 admitted first-year students, 381 have already committed to Whitman, and the Office of Admission plans to wait out a few more before admit...

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