Projects Board Co-Chair Rachel Hazan ’21 reported that they funded 77 groups and more than 100 events with $132,000 requested in total for events this semester and a median request of $1,863.
Every chair was filled, with students waiting outside, as the community came together to pray and reflect on the bombings in Sri Lanka.
‘Eco-pirate’ Paul Watson discusses the environmental activism of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Speaking to a full house, “eco-pirate” Paul Watson, the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and co-founder of Greenpeace, asserted that predictions made about the environments of fish and other marine life were right and the world is on the brink of environmental collapse.
The University announced a shift in policy such that sophomores, like first-years are currently, will be required to be on the unlimited meal plan starting the 2019–2020 academic year. The shift is an attempt to include more sophomores in the “residential college experience” the unlimited plan fosters.
“[Claire Gmachl’s] commitment to teaching — illustrated, among many other examples, by her engagement with the Freshman Scholars Institute, as well as her participation in reinventing the first-year engineering curriculum — points to her profound dedication to students’ intellectual, as well as co-curricular, experiences,” Dean of the College Jill Dolan wrote in an email announcing Gmachl as the incoming Head of Whitman College. “Claire is known for her kindness, her clarity and her concern for others, all of which will grace the lives of students at Whitman and across our campus.”
The repeal of net neutrality, Pai argued, was a positive change that allowed for programs such as unlimited data plans to continue.