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A history of student activism for racial justice on campus

Piper Olsen, Feature Reporter

September 24, 2020

There has been an increased spotlight on contemporary issues of racial discrimination at Whitman, but current activists argue that we must not forget the legacy of unacknowledged work and demands of BIPOC leaders past.  On July 20, 2020, the Whitman Black Student Union President Hannah Paul ‘22*...

“Whitman So White!”: Amplifying the voices of BIPOC students

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Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter

September 10, 2020

Last July, junior Jasmine Razeghi and sophomore Elea Besse released the very first episode of their new podcast, Whitman So White!, a show dedicated to amplifying the voices of BIPOC students. The podcast, hosted by its two creators, releases new episodes weekly. While it launched only a few months a...

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