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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Illustration by Haley King

The Racist Weed Industry

Rina Cakrani 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...

Illustration by Tywen Kelly

A Perspective on Cultural Appropriation

Rina Cakrani, Columnist 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

Megumi Rierson, staff writer 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

Clara Wheeler, staff writer 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

Cole Anderson March 25, 2014
The Whitman women’s basketball team fell to the FDU-Florham Devils in the D-III national title game Saturday night 80-72, ending a record-breaking season for the Missionaries.
Womens basketball advances to Final Four

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Pamela London 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.

Whitman Women’s Basketball Holds Off Whitworth to Remain Undefeated

Quin Nelson January 22, 2014
The Whitman College women’s basketball team survived a hotly contested game against the Whitworth Pirates, winning 60-57 on Thursday evening at Whitman’s Ball Court.
Anderegg Brings Multiple Dimensions to Womens Basketball

Anderegg Brings Multiple Dimensions to Women’s Basketball

Cole Anderson December 5, 2013
Coming off a strong season last year, the women's basketball team looks to improve behind the leadership and versatility of star senior Sarah Anderegg.

Whitman SAAC Works to Improve Athletic Program

Cole Anderson 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 Conference as a whole.

Indie Women Make No Appearance This Year

Adam Brayton April 25, 2013
Despite their past success, the Independent Women choral group didn't manage to register for the Choral Contest in time.

Blackness exists on a Spectrum

Gladys Gitau April 11, 2013
Breaking down a Black-white binary demands expanding our notions of what it can mean to be black.

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Peter Clark 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.
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