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Alum contributes to discussion about racism in Whitman Athletics Department

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter February 18, 2021

For the duration of 2016-2017 season, Cherokee Washington, then a senior on the women’s volleyball team, protested against police violence and racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem...

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...

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

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,...

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