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Activists Combatting Sexual Assault Make Strides as Semester Concludes

May 19, 2016
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It has been three weeks since 19 women protesting sexual assault disrupted the April 29th Board of Trustees meeting. In the time since, significant progress has been made in resolving the three demands they posed at the meeting. These included the creation of additional positions to combat issues of s... Read more »

Phi Delta Theta, Sexual Violence Prevention reps look to the future

Phi Delta Theta, Sexual Violence Prevention reps look to the future

Ellen Ivens-Duran
May 5, 2016
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In the weeks since Phi Delta Theta's social functions were suspended, confusion and misinformation has pervaded campus, concurrent with rising frustration about sexual violence,

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Students Dissatisfied with Health Center Experiences

Students Dissatisfied with Health Center Experiences

Georgia Lyon
May 5, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Whitman’s Health Center is ranked tenth in the nation by the Princeton Review and touts a wide array of services, yet some students have been placed in danger due to poor diagnoses and advice received there.

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Admissions Office Aiming for Larger Class of 2020

North Bennett
May 5, 2016
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The Office of Admissions is aiming for a larger Class of 2020 to account for an unexpectedly small class the previous year.

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Campus Event Bring Attention to Islamophobia

Campus Event Bring Attention to Islamophobia

Lane Barton
May 5, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

A forum and lecture were held on campus to discuss Islamophobia and media coverage of issues in the Middle East.

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Students Demand Sexual Misconduct Prevention at Trustee Meeting

Students Demand Sexual Misconduct Prevention at Trustee Meeting

Sarah Cornett, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, Photos

A forum and lecture were held on campus to discuss Islamophobia and media coverage of issues in the Middle East.

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ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

ASWC Striving for Gender Balanced Representation

Ellen Ivens-Duran
April 28, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

A forum and lecture were held on campus to discuss Islamophobia and media coverage of issues in the Middle East.

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Divestment Discussions Continue in New Forms

Lane Barton
April 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Conversation about divestment continue via feedback provided to the Divestment Policy Working Group and an ASWC resolution.

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Renaissance Faire Brings Fun to Campus

Sara Platnick
April 28, 2016
Filed under Community, Events, NEWS

Jugglers, blacksmiths and jousters made their appearance last weekend at the annual Renaissance Faire, a daylong source of entertainment hosted in front of Memorial Hall.

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Genderqueer Students Navigate Life at Whitman

Georgia Lyon
April 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Many transgender or gender binary people feel as if the Whitman community accepts their gender identities but may not understand them.

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WCTS Helps Students With Computer Hacking Issues

North Bennett
April 25, 2016
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As of April 20th, WCTS has reported 45 student email accounts have been hacked since April 1st, and provides suggestions how to minimize the risk of this occurring.

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Students Head Out of State, and Country, For Conferences

Ellen Ivens-Duran
April 21, 2016
Filed under NEWS

As of April 20th, WCTS has reported 45 student email accounts have been hacked since April 1st, and provides suggestions how to minimize the risk of this occurring.

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