Columns


Confronting Mexican cartels demands global attention

by

Oct 16, 2014

It is not a myth: A huge part of Mexico is controlled by drug cartels that are even more powerful than the government.  In some counties of Mexico, cartels fund the political campaigns of congressmen and governors and effectively decide ... (more)


Overcoming Anxiety Begins With Recognition

by

To do this, I have acknowledged that suffering awaits all of us in the form ... (more)

Black-ish Illuminates Lack of Diversity in Modern American Network Television

by

The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Sanford and Son--like Black-ish--confronted racial issues head-on, with a disregard ... (more)

Scientists must recognize intersection of social issues, quantitative study

by

Scientists tend to understand things quantitatively. We need numbers and experimentally derived evidence in order ... (more)

Redefining feminism fosters campus conversation about broader inequalities

by

We often consider the concept of feminism too rigidly, with many of us assuming it ... (more)



write a letter


the latest
Letters to the Editor

Feb 13, 2014

I’ve often heard it said that people at Whitman don’t talk about race.  It is quite true ... (more)

Feb 13, 2014

Dear Whitman Pioneer, I wanted to express my thoughts about the article published entitled "Residence Life Shuts Down Camp Whitman," published ... (more)

Oct 3, 2013

An open letter to the student nighttime cyclist I encountered last week: You were dressed in black and you had no lighting. Sitting at the stop ... (more)


the latest
Editors' Blog


the latest
Letter from the Editor

Sep 11, 2014

Even while some things change, a lot of things will — and should — stay the same. As the two of us settle into our new roles, we look forward to seeing what the school ... (more)


Opinion_Rust_Buddhism_Issue6

Overcoming Anxiety Begins With Recognition

by

To do this, I have acknowledged that suffering awaits all of us in the form ... more...


opinion_tv_vazquez_6

Black-ish Illuminates Lack of Diversity in Modern American Network Television

by

The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Sanford and Son--like Black-ish--confronted racial issues head-on, with a disregard ... more...


Opinion_Hernandez_Social Justice Scientists_5

Scientists must recognize intersection of social issues, quantitative study

by

Scientists tend to understand things quantitatively. We need numbers and experimentally derived evidence in order ... more...


Opinion_Schuh_FeminsismEconomic_5

Redefining feminism fosters campus conversation about broader inequalities

by

We often consider the concept of feminism too rigidly, with many of us assuming it ... more...