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Upcoming event: “Becoming a Voting Rights Activist”

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Sean Gannon, News Editor

October 7, 2020

Whitman Votes will hold their first event of the semester, “Becoming a Voting Rights Activist,” this Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. over Zoom. The club is Whitman’s chapter of the national, student-led and nonpartisan organization, Every Vote Counts, which promotes voter turnout and ...

Care to Vote?

Dani Schlenker, Opinion Columnist

September 23, 2018

Have you ever complained or made negative comments about our current governmental administration? If so, are you over 18? Are you registered to vote? Unless you are an international or otherwise undocumented student at Whitman College, there is no reason not to be registered. No matter your views, no matter...

State of the State combines research, community outreach

Rachel Alexander

January 26, 2012

On Friday when classes start to wind down, most Whitman students start planning their weekend activities: hanging out, going to parties or catching up on homework. For a group of 16 students, however, a typical weekend might involve interviewing community members about their access to social services...

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