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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

Publisher

Western Washington University

Description

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.

Photography Editor

Yancey, Renee'

Advisor

Dale, Carolyn

Publisher (Digital Object)

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

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Text

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

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

Disciplines

Higher Education | Journalism Studies

Keywords

Student life, Klipsun Magazine

Description

Independent Student Publication at Western Washington University

Document Type

Issue

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.

Subject-Topical (LCSH)

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

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University--Students; Western Washington University

Language

English

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

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