The Whittier Miscellany

Dakota Access Pipeline: Nonviolence Wins

Sarah Gooderham

September 10, 2016

Filed under News, Weekly Update

On Thursday, the governor of North Dakota called in the National Guard to assist in settling mounting tensions between builders and protesters (or “protectors,” as they prefer to be called) in what has become an ongoing series...

Trump: Pompous Politician or Person of the People

Olivia O'Donnell, News Writer

April 13, 2016

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The 2016 U.S. presidential election has been the cause of countless controversies in respect to the infamous businessman, politician, and TV personality, Donald Trump. Trump, notorious for his wild facial expressions and flagrant...

ISIS Recruits Children

Zach Horowitz, News Writer

April 13, 2016

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Child recruits in ISIS are increasing by the thousands in ISIS-controlled areas, mainly in Syria. Although child recruitment in terrorist groups is not a new concept, the situation with ISIS is especially concerning. In the past, ...

Online Courses Globalize Today’s Education

Cecilia Ergueta, News Writer

April 13, 2016

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What if in the next five minutes you could register for a college-level class taught by a professor from Harvard, free of charge? This seemingly impossible opportunity is now possible with a revolutionary educational experience ca...

The Domino Effect Via International Politics

Hareena Houston, News Writer

April 13, 2016

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International Politics: do they affect America? When asked many students at WFS say they do, say that yes in fact they do, and many  are following the current debate of the UK leaving the EU. Izze Rios ‘18 says, “Internation...

Zika: The Next Ebola?

Zika: The Next Ebola?

April 13, 2016

Female Sterilization in India

Marley Morton, News Writer

April 13, 2016

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With a population of approximately 1.2 billion people, India is the second-most populated country in the world; however, with such a dense population also comes the struggle to aid and maintain a country with 1.2 billion peop...

Islamic Persecution in China

Zach Horowitz, News Writer

March 4, 2016

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Islamic persecution in Xinjiang, China has deteriorated to a point at which Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking Muslim minority who consider China their homeland, endure discrimination on a daily basis. Mosques are being banned from b...

Fighting for Combat

Fighting for Combat

March 4, 2016

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