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The Racist Weed Industry

Illustration by Haley King
March 8, 2018

An urgent issue that is coming more to the surface these past few months is the fact that there are so many white businesses that, as a result of weed production and cultivation, are booming. Even the...

A Perspective on Cultural Appropriation

Illustration by Tywen Kelly
October 31, 2017

The issue of cultural appropriation has been and still is very debatable and some would say ‘controversial’, because apparently we still don’t have a clear idea of what appropriating a culture truly...

New Class Offerings for White Male Fragility

October 5, 2016

It’s been a tough run for the White Guys recently. In the past few months, they’ve braved the inaccurate media representations of Whites at Trump Rallies, indiscriminate and vague blame being placed...

Retaliation Against Systematic Oppression of White Males

May 5, 2016

Whitman is known for its active student body, but one group especially feels that it has not received the recognition it deserves. The Whitman White Male Club will be hosting an all day protest next Tuesday....

Women’s Basketball Falls in National Championship

March 25, 2014

The Whitman women's basketball team fell to the FDU-Florham Devils in the DIII national title game on Saturday, March 22 with a final score of 80-72, ending a record-breaking season for the Missionaries. Heading...

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Women's basketball advances to Final Four
March 19, 2014

The game is done, the nets are cut down and for the first time in program history the Whitman women's basketball team has danced all the way to the Final Four. In front of a raucous crowd that filled...

Whitman Women’s Basketball Holds Off Whitworth to Remain Undefeated

January 22, 2014

The Whitman College women's basketball team survived a hotly contested game against the Whitworth Pirates, winning 60-57 on Tuesday, Jan. 21 in Sherwood Center. The Pirates surged to an 11-2 lead at...

Anderegg Brings Multiple Dimensions to Women’s Basketball

Anderegg Brings Multiple Dimensions to Women's Basketball
December 5, 2013

Coming off a successful 2012-2013 season, the Whitman College women's basketball team is looking toward another top finish in the NWC and a playoff run. Of the team's several talented returners, senior...

Whitman SAAC Works to Improve Athletic Program

November 21, 2013

The Student Athletic Advisory Committee, or SAAC, has been hard at work this fall organizing events, hyping up varsity athletic teams and bolstering the athletic community for Whitman and the Northwest...

Indie Women Make No Appearance This Year

April 25, 2013

Though last year they dazzled the crowd singing Lady Gaga and the year before belted a Sara Bareilles medley in their bright blue gowns, this year the Independent Women will be absent from the 87th annual...

Blackness exists on a Spectrum

April 11, 2013

I fit in well on this campus. Like most Whitties, I consider myself intelligent, hardworking, socially conscious and fun to be around. More so, among my friends back home, I was that nerdy, outdoorsy,...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

December 6, 2012

If early season results are any indication of what the rest of the season has in store, then the Whitman women's basketball team should have high expectations. After winning six of their first seven games...

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