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Climate Change’s Intersectionality

Climate Change’s Intersectionality

Alya Bohr, Columnist
February 11, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

At the end of the day, the sad truth remains that climate change – though universal and all-encompassing – doesn’t affect us all universally.

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Central American Immigration Crisis

Jose Guerrero Coronado, Columnist
February 11, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

The question at hand is not how many refugees the United States, Mexico or Canada can take – it’s why are these people leaving their homelands?

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Whitman College Provides More than Meets the Eye

Sean, Hannah
February 11, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

When people say that Whitman’s curriculum does not provide tangible skills that apply to a specific job, they are forgetting that many jobs often have more than one type of skill incorporated into them.

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Voices of the Community // Spring 2016 Issue 2

Tyler Warren, Videographer
February 5, 2016
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS, Voices of the Community

When people say that Whitman’s curriculum does not provide tangible skills that apply to a specific job, they are forgetting that many jobs often have more than one type of skill incorporated into them.

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The Upsides of Being Sick

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist
February 4, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

The air smells medicinal and stale. To your left lies a pile of crumpled tissues. To your right, a half-empty bottle of Dayquil and a mug of cold tea you wish someone could reheat. At your feet festers a plate of food that has long since lost its enticement. And between it all, on a throne of blankets,... Read more »

The Cost(s) of an Education

Ben Shoemake, Columnist
February 4, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Second semester is upon us, and as a senior Gender Studies major, that means it is time to get cracking on my thesis. Some of you might be struggling to fill your distribution credits, deciding on your major, or, for Jan-starts, just getting your first taste of the college experience. As someone who... Read more »

Brian Concannon Reveals American Injustices

Katy Wills, Columnist
February 4, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Brian Concannon is not what I expected him to be. I envisioned the most prominent U.S. lawyer for human rights in Haiti to be big and loud and oozing with self importance. I expected someone who schmoozes–or at least has an obvious ego. That’s not Brian. Brian Concannon is quiet, hard to crack, rarely... Read more »

The Fraud Within Us All

Alya Bohr, Columnist
January 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

We’re really all just bags of organs, walking around, trying to figure out life.

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Whitman Lacks Diversity

January 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

The appropriation, isolation, racial profiling, and micro-aggressions minority students’ deal with would decrease if this school was more racially varied. This is not the only solution but it is definitely a piece of the puzzle.

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For the Love of Learning

January 28, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

At some point along the road – I suspect in high school – I started going through the motions instead of actually feeling anything.

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Voices of the Community // Issue 1

Anna Dawson, Tywen Kelly, Photography Editors
January 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Voices of the Community

Anna Dawson and Tywen Kelly ask the community with the question, "What is your favorite part about spring semester?"

A Case for Being Lost

Alya Bohr, Columnist
December 10, 2015
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Instead of trying to force a plan over the undulating and unpredictable sea that is our lives, why don’t we dedicate ourselves to each little moment and let our lives unfold however they may?

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