The Whittier Miscellany

Addressing Voter Ignorance: What Would a Mandatory Civic Literacy Test Look Like?

Olivia O'Donnell, Columnist

March 29, 2018

Filed under Columns

It appears as though no stone has been left unturned in discerning Mr. Trump’s capacity to govern the United States of America as president: time and time again, he has shown himself to be an inept leader who incites his ba...

Are Breaks as Valuable as Class Time?

Nolan Delaney, Freelance Columist

December 18, 2015

Filed under Columns, Community

It is second period, 9:45 in the morning.  You are slouched over in class, stomach rumbling. You didn’t have time to eat breakfast before you left for school.  You should be attentive to the teacher, but you’re not.  Your eyes are glued to the clock...

What is the Value of 9 Million Dollars?

Brian Zittlau, Freelance Columnist

February 12, 2015

Filed under Columns, Community

Imagine 180,000 fresh goats grazing along the West African plains. For small African villages, goats provide food, fertilizer, and sustainability. The cost of 180,000 goats, which would save hundreds of lives and provide a hig...

1/7 – Charlie Hebdo and France’s 9/11

Emilio Ergueta, Freelance Columnist

February 12, 2015

Filed under Columns, Community

“We are a free people who do not give in to pressure, who are not afraid, because we embody an ideal which is greater than us, and we are able to defend it in every place where peace is threatened.”  It was with these wo...

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