In the aftermath of Donald Trump's victory on Tuesday night, other columnists may look forward, to the death of the Republican Party and the triumphant ascent of Hillary Clinton to the position of least popular Democratic president since Jimmy Carter. But I'd like to take a moment to remember the folks who have brought us to this strange pass – the four horsemen of the Republican apocalypse, if you will.
Whitman College stakeholders determine their long-time mascot, the Missionary, is divisive, subject to ridicule and inappropriate for a non-religious-affiliated school. Plus, athletically speaking, it’s not all that intimidating.
The drinking water emergency grabbed headlines and stoked distress. Routine tests flagged high levels of lead in the water on several campuses in the urban Puget Sound school district. Drinking fountains and sinks were labeled with warning signs and blocked with tape. Bottled water was brought in.