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National youth voter turnout increases; Washington breaks 40-year turnout record

Illustration by Lily Buller.
November 12, 2020

Though the full picture is still coming together, youth voter turnout is on pace to outstrip turnout levels in 2016. Tufts University CIRCLE projects that the final results will show that between 53–56...

Breaking: Governor Jay Inslee issues statewide “stay at home order,” effective immediately

Breaking: Governor Jay Inslee issues statewide “stay at home order,” effective immediately
March 23, 2020

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued a “stay at home order” on Monday, March 23, effective immediately. This order directs Washington residents to remain at home (except to conduct essential...

Washington State Considers Carbon Tax

September 29, 2016

The Campus Climate Coalition (CCC) is trying to drum up support in favor of initiative i732, a bill that will create a state-wide carbon tax. The carbon tax is a revenue neutral approach to a carbon price....

Letter to the Editor: Thank You for Lincoln High School Support

March 7, 2013

Thank you, Whitman College, for inviting Lincoln High School to come to Maxey Hall and share about our trauma-sensitive model. We appreciate all the Whitman students that have come to Lincoln to volunteer...

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