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Violence in Harry Potter Community Calls for Barrier between Fans, Stars

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Apr 17, 2014

Wizard rock is a genre of music generated by the fan culture surrounding the Harry Potter books. Since J.K. Rowling and the books themselves are ... (more)


Shanesha Taylor’s Case Displays Need for Change in Justice System

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Shanesha Taylor, a 35-year-old single mother in Arizona, was recently arrested and charged on two ... (more)

Government Panel Needs to Point Citizens in Right Direction

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The most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is no different, and ... (more)

Letter from Divestment Movement to Whitman Board of Trustees

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Members of the Divest Whitman formally respond to the Whitman College Board of Trustees' decision ... (more)

Some Responsibility for Shoddy Journalism Falls on Readers

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For reasons irrelevant to this column, I found myself watching Fox News last week during ... (more)



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Apr 1, 2014

Editor-in-Chief Shelly Le welcomes spring and the second half of the Whitman semester in her Circuit Letter from the Editor, commemorating the magazine's tenth issue.


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Some Responsibility for Shoddy Journalism Falls on Readers

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Review of Etrian Odyssey III

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Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City is the third installment of Atlus's dungeon-crawling series for ...


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Lessons of Obama’s Presidency Should Not Be Saved for Farewell Address

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When George Orwell first arrived in Barcelona in 1936, as described in "Homage to Catalonia," ...


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Open Dialogue about Race Will Allow All Individuals to Develop Further Understanding

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Last semester was tough. The school I loved turned into a place that caused me ...