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Wire Watch: Week of May 4th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"You Can't Take it With You:" The famed comedy about a dysfunctional family caps of Harper Joy Theatre's 2016-2017 season. Evening shows Thursday-Saturday, May 4-6, 8:00 p.m.; matinee show Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m.. Alexander Stage. Free admission. Additional showtimes starting May 18. Dulcé Sloan: The award-winning...

Trending on Campus: Nipple Piercings

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under A&E

Often considered taboo and on the fringe of fashion, nipple piercings are a becoming increasingly mainstream as the trend grows among Whitman students. No longer just a symbol of one’s sexual independence, nipple piercings carry diverse meanings for individuals who have them. For some, a nipple pie...

Review: “13 Reasons Why”

Marra Clay, Publisher
May 4, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

WARNING: This review discusses the end of “13 Reasons Why” and includes discussion of rape and suicide. Since its debut on March 31, the Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” has shocked parents and adolescents alike, subsequently sparking a massive online debate. The series, based on a book wri...

KWCW Show of the Week: “i love love love you”

KWCW Show of the Week: “i love love love you”

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
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Hosted by senior Tara McCulloch, “i love love love you” spins love songs across a spectrum genres ranging from folk to jazz, all in an effort to showcase an eclectic blend of music and a new perspective on love. The segment on KWCW radio airs on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wanting to take...

Wire Watch: Week of April 27

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring Jazz Concert: Featuring the Jazz I Ensemble (directed by Gary Hemenway) and the Jazz II Spring Concert (d...

Sheehan Hosts Senior Thesis Art Exhibition

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, VIDEOS

A diverse and striking spread of artwork now inhabits the Sheehan Gallery and the Fouts Center for Visual Arts exhibition space. These pieces are the works of class of 2017 art majors, who went through an extensive artistic process that culminated in the 2017 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition. The show op...

Renaissance Faire

Renaissance Faire

April 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Photo Galleries

The Renaissance Faire celebrated its 48th year this past weekend, filling Boyer Avenue with laughter and music as visitors flocked around food trucks, listened to performers, and strolled in front of the Memorial Building while merchants sold their goods.      

Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

A sweeping set of performances came to the stage at Harper Joy Theatre for Whitman’s annual Spring Dance Performance, titled “breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust.” Performances ran from April 12 to April 16 and featured the artistry of student performers alongside some notable guest choreographers. The...

Students Print With Studio Articolore

Students Print With Studio Articolore

Zuhra Amini, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under A&E

In a town full of tasting room gallery hybrids and coffee shop showcases, the printmaking gallery Studio Articolore sets itself apart. Entering into its second year, Studio Articolore has planted its roots wide and deep through community engagement within Walla Walla. For co-owner Ann-Marie Cunningham,...

Composers’ Studio: Showcasing Whitman’s Musical Talent

Composers’ Studio: Showcasing Whitman’s Musical Talent

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Composers' Studio was a refreshing start and a euphonious end to the annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference, highlighting the talents of seven Whitman composers as their pieces came to fruition on stage. The Whitman Undergraduate Conference is a day devoted to students' achievements, allowing studen...

Harper Joy Theatre Dismisses 2017-18 Schedule Slash Rumors

Harper Joy Theatre Dismisses 2017-18 Schedule Slash Rumors

Zuhra Amini, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under A&E

On April 17, 2017, Erin Lazzeri Terrall ‘11 posted an open letter to Whitman College via an email addressed to multiple constituents at Whitman, as well as Facebook. The email addressed Terrall’s concerns with the future funding of Harper Joy Theatre (HJT) productions. In response to student concerns...

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

First Annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The first annual Planned Parenthood Art and Music Festival teemed with excitement and solidarity this past Friday, April 7. Despite the unpredictable weather that forced the event indoors to Reid Coffeehouse, the festival went on without a hitch, featuring two live bands, several local artists and p...

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