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Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Olivia Gilbert

September 22, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

We have all seen this photo on social media: a varying number of white people are surrounded by a varying number of smiling brown or black children. The backdrop is vaguely exotic–perhaps the white people are even sporting ‘native’ clothing. The whole thing is tied together with a nebulous quote...

Blue Mountain Humane Society Gets Involved in Community

Blue Mountain Humane Society Gets Involved in Community

Isabel Mills

October 17, 2013


Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

The Blue Mountain Humane Society in Walla Walla is about to celebrate its 46th anniversary. According to its website, its mission for almost 46 years has been to encourage kindness toward all animals in the community. Sarah Archer, the executive director of the Humane Society, has worked there f...

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