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Remember the Manifesta? Reparations are Due

Danielle Hirano, Senior, Class of 2019 May 16, 2019

On April 25th, the Whitman Wire received “We Need to Thrive: a Manifesta,” collectively written by nine women of color faculty members. In a revolutionary spirit, they voiced their grievances about...

OP-ED: Why was it so difficult to get funding for a students of color conference from ASWC?

Ye Rim Cho, Senior October 12, 2018

I went to two ASWC meetings last week – one with the finance committee and one with the senate. A few students of color and I volunteered since we had to justify our request of $3,000 for transportation...

ASWC Inflicts Racial Trauma, Begins to Grapple with Consequences

Kate Grumbles and Mickey Shin October 12, 2018

At the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Senate meeting held this past Sunday, Sept. 30, senators engaged in inappropriate questioning of a funding request for the 2018 PNW (Pacific Northwest)...

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