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  • Rest Stop Reminiscences
    Whitman Magazine

    Interstates 82, 84 and 90 are oft-traversed highways for Whitman students from the West and Pacific Northwest. Here are some of their favorite stops on the way.

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  • What We Do After
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    Three alumni filmmakers take on the prison education system, urging us to welcome those who’ve been released back into the community.

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  • Rise of the Robots
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    Pulitzer Prize-winner John Markoff ’71 tells professor Janet Davis why he’s not worried about building the next Terminator.

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  • A Legacy of Leadership
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    Colleen Willoughby ’55 reflects on how life has changed for women leaders over the last 30 years.

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  • The Half-Life of Memory
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    Summer Read author Edwidge Danticat bridges the gap between Haiti and the U.S. in Brother, I’m Dying.

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  • Place of Residence
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    The history of Lyman House, the oldest residence on campus.

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  • True North
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    Whitman’s Director of Outdoor Programs, Brien Sheedy, has led an expedition to the North Pole

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  • Out in Africa
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    Nate Freeman ’04, who earned a B.A. in physics-astronomy from Whitman and a J.D. from Yale, cycled from Cairo to Cape Town in support of LGBT rights.

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  • American Dreamers
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    Thanks to Teach For America’s DREAMer Program, Alejandro Fuentes Mena ’13 has just completed his first two-year stint as an elementary school teacher in Denver.

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  • Carbon Tax
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    Camila Thorndike ’10, the executive director of Oregon Climate, was named to Mic50’s list that recognizes the “next generation of impactful leaders.”

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  • The Country Between Us
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    “We love our country - it is composed of the bones of our people and we will not part with it.” Cayuse Delegation Treaty of 1855.

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  • The Downwinders
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    Associate Professor of Anthropology Jason Pribilsky asks hard questions about the Hanford site's legacy and our culture’s relationship with cancer.

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  • Doctor Shadowing
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    A Whitman alumna organized a program to help potential medical students shadow doctors to find out if they can handle the “dark side of medicine.”

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  • Object Lesson
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    The Thibodo Collection at Whitman’s Maxey Museum

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  • Writing a Novel: Prelude to Flight
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    How is a novel born? Through the act of intentionally dreaming, explains English professor and novelist Scott Elliott.

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  • The Zoo Keeper
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    Professor Lisa Uddin, author of Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto, tells Whitman Magazine that zoos are public spaces from which we can examine racial planes.

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  • Mr. Whitman
    Whitman Magazine

    Eight men will vie for the title of Mr. Whitman 2015 this fall in the 14th annual fundraising contest organized by the women of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

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  • Subterranean Austin
    Whitman Magazine

    Invisible in Austin is a scholarly “examination of the lived experiences of social suffering in Austin—a thriving, rapidly-growing, highly unequal and segregated technopolis.”

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  • Brother, I'm Dying
    Whitman Magazine

    Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat will be on campus on September 10 to talk about her book Brother, I’m Dying.

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  • The Glean Team
    Whitman Magazine

    Created by Samuel Curtis ’16 from Corvallis, Oregon, the student-run group is responsible for nearly 35,000 of the 59,000 pounds of food produce gleaned in Walla Walla during 2014

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