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Letter to the Editor: Hillel-Shalom clarifies misunderstanding around Convocation speech controversy

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Nov 13, 2014

Dear Whitman Community, We are writing because we believe there has been a misunderstanding with regard to the faculty address at convocation this year. Our concern about Professor Elyse Semerdjian’s speech was not due solely to its content. We recognize that conversation ... (more)


Increased social awareness leads to reconsideration of childhood literary love

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I just saw a determined woman struggling to succeed in a crumbling, backwards society. I ... (more)

Video game publishers more to blame for objectification of women than game buyers

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These inclinations towards harassment and death threats do not reflect male gamers as a whole. ... (more)

Voices of the Community // Issue 11

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How did you meet your friends? [portfolio_slideshow]

Modern meditators receive tangible benefits

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This column is dedicated to all the people who know, deep down, that meditating (or ... (more)



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“The Interview” needlessly antagonizes North Korea

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