Bill Landefeld


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  1. Mertens Hopeful for Change in Sports Culture Front Page Slideshow Sports Sports Highlight February 13, 2014

    In Conner Merten’s hometown of Kennewick, Washington, it was not uncommon for him to hear his athletic teammates, coaches or fans say things such as “you suck dick” or “fag.” However, following his winter break from Williamette this year, after years of confusion, self-resentment and acting what his community perceived ...

  2. Changing Attitude Toward Drugs Opinion January 30, 2014

    This weekend, the Seahawks and the Broncos are getting together a Super Bowl, pun intended. By this, I mean both Washington and Colorado are the first two states to legalize marijuana, an example of how the nation's attitude toward pot is changing. Not only have their football teams produced favorable results, ...

  3. NSA Activity Cannot be Ignored Opinion December 5, 2013

    Just when you thought you could escape the madness of class just before finals, Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald leak another classified National Security Agency (NSA) document that shakes the world.

  4. Gym Culture on Campus Opinion November 21, 2013

    When you look at a banana, what do you think? Do you think: “Man, that banana looks really tasty, I think I am going to eat it” or do you think “Man, that 100 calorie banana with 27 g of carbohydrates, 15 g of which are sugars, loaded with potassium, ...

  5. Anonymity Trumps Need for Censorship Columnists Opinion Opinion Highlight November 14, 2013

    Have you ever had a question that you didn't feel comfortable asking anybody? Well, I know that myself and many other Whitman students have. Luckily at Whitman, there is such a place that you can do this, and it is on a website called Whitman Encounters. However, this outlet to ...

  6. Comedian Russell Brand Raises Important Issues Opinion October 31, 2013

    Do you ever think about what you would say if a BBC news anchor interviewed you? Would you take the opportunity to talk about why you never vote, the growing income gap around the world, your former drug addiction and how lovely your interviewer's beard looks? Or would you simply ...


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