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Klipsun, June 1995

Volume and Number

Vol. 25, Issue 5

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Publication Date

6-1995

Creator

Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Applebaum, Mara

Photography Editor

Yancey, Renee'

Advisor

Dale, Carolyn

Publisher

Western Washington University

Abstract

On the cool spring afternoon when my editorial staff and I sat down to choose from the stories submitted for this issue, we couldn't help but notice the unusual amount of articles focusing on women. Granted, most of our writers were female, but I was worried we might be deemed radical journalists who were using the magazine to promote a personal agenda.

Some editors were overjoyed with the idea. ''What's wrong with having one issue of Klipsun take a feminist slant? It's about time!" Others were not so enthusiastic. They envisioned the magazine becoming one of alternative media's men-bashers, intent on slamming the male of the spe­cies into the ground.

The room was growing warmer. while tiny leaves danced in the breeze outside, the windows of my managing editor's living room became steamy with a slew of concerned comments and tempers held (somewhat) in check.

We wrestled our options for a full three hours, finally settling into agreement. While we didn't want to bombard readers with too much of one topic, we realized this wasn't any different from other important issues we've addressed in the past - Generation X, AIDS, prejudice. In addition, we felt these women-oriented issues were important to both males and females alike.

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Shelley Sharp; Story Editors: Kristoffer Browne, Heather Kimbrough, Hilary Parker; Illustrator: Warren Dykeman, Jason Kelly; Business Manager: Teari Brown; Writers: Michele Anderson, Britney Bartlett-Curley, Dawn Bittner, Helen Buller, Beverly Crichfield, Beth Demetrescu, Susan Eick, Greg Garrity, Nancy Hazzard, D. Elizabeth Hovde, Amy Howat, Todd Kingston, Kristi Kiteley, Jamie Kline, Tina Jo Koontz, Kavita Makhijani, Jeff Misel, Andrea Pratt, Jennifer Schwantes, Craig Stephens, Dana D. Templeton, Kristine Whipple

Description

Independent Student Publication at Western Washington University

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Any materials cited must be attributed to the Klipsun Magazine, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by the Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University, and www.klipsunmagazine.com/.

Subject-Topical (LCSH)

College students’ writings, American--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Periodicals; Universities and colleges--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Periodicals

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals; Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

City

Bellingham, WA

Keywords

Student life, Klipsun Magazine, Western Washington State College

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application/pdf

Language

English

Disciplines

Higher Education | Journalism Studies

Klipsun Magazine, 1995, Volume 25, Issue 05 - June

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