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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Whitman Progressives Spark Political Dialogue

Lorah Steichen September 19, 2013
The Campus Progressives, a new politically oriented club at Whitman, is out to change the way students have discussions about current affairs. Its members have already gathered as a group to protest a potential war in Syria at a demonstration in downtown Walla Walla.
Campus Conservatives Club Opens Political Dialogue

Campus Conservatives Club Opens Political Dialogue

Sarah Cornett October 25, 2012
It is no secret that Whitman is a predominantly liberal campus community. The vast majority of students identify with left-of-center political viewpoints, and oftentimes it can be difficult to find differing perspectives on political issues. Last year, a conservative student, sophomore (then first-year) Alexandra Calloway-Nation, decided to create a safe place for students with similar political beliefs to share their views.
Local activists encourage students, community members to register to vote in upcoming election

Local activists encourage students, community members to register to vote in upcoming election

Maegan Nelson October 4, 2012

With election day fast approaching, candidates are scrambling to acquire votes and get potential voters registered. Unfortunately, the majority of college students in the United States is not registered...

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