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Shedding light on Umbrella Revolution

Shedding light on Umbrella Revolution

Kamna Shastri

October 30, 2014

Throngs of people fill Hong Kong's Central district, packed shoulder to shoulder. The square echoes with a cacophony of voices and slogans. The atmosphere is tense; policemen in neon yellow vests try to contain the crowd as occasional violence erupts. Plumes of pepper spray sometimes fill the air as...

Whitman in China program celebrates 30-year anniversary

Evan Taylor

September 27, 2012

Alumni of the Whitman in China program gather this weekend, Sep. 28––30, to celebrate the program's 30-year anniversary. Since its creation in 1982, the program has been sending Whitman graduates to China to teach English for one year. "It's one of the first programs administered by a small ...

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