The Whittier Miscellany

Hate Cannot Drive Out Hate. Only Love Can Do That.

Jodi Lessner, Emeritus Editor-in-Chief

June 14, 2016

Right now the system that allows the United States to be the only developed nation in the world to continually have mass shootings and prominent gun violence is flawed, and it is time to change it.

E! News or Election News: How Politics Became Another Gossip Column

Sarah Gooderham, Editor in Chief

May 31, 2016

With the general election less than 6 months away, media outlets are overflowing with the latest news about the shrinking number of candidates. Whether it be news on Trump’s latest outburst or Bernie and Hillary’s latest s...

Do People Really Want to Be Free?

Alex del Tufo, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015

Whether you’re sitting in class listening to a history lecture or watching CNN, there is one word that is heard over and over: “freedom.” We hear about the fight for freedom of expression, freedom of speech, freedom of re...

Are You There God? It’s Me, Alex.

Alex del Tufo, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2015

Growing up with little religious influence, I feel as though I have had the ability to recognize the beneficial aspects of many religions. Although disagreements over religion influence many conflicts and war, it is also the p...

These Issues Affect Us Too

Jodi Lessner, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2015

Every 30 seconds a person becomes a victim of human trafficking, also known as modern day slavery. According to the US Department of State’s Trafficking Persons Report, between 600,000 and 800,000 people are trafficked across intern...

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