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Wire Watch: Week of September 22nd

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

Each Thursday, The Whitman Wire highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week’s picks: Walla Walla Corn Maze Opening Day, Thursday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m., Walla Walla Corn Maze. Sharron Matthews, Thursday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., Gesa Power House Thea...

“Hell or High Water” delivers gripping drama, action

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

In a fairly bizarre turn of events, it appears that film distributors decided to wait until August before finally releasing a majority of this summer's best films. And with the release of the new dramatic Western "Hell or High Water" over Labor Day weekend, it seems they were saving the best for last. With...

Leslie Jamison and “The Empathy Exams” Spark Discussion on Campus

Leslie Jamison and “The Empathy Exams” Spark Discussion on Campus

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Whitman’s 2016 Summer Reading text, “The Empathy Exams,” has given students much to talk about over the past few weeks. In the book, author Leslie Jamison covers a wide range of topics including her experience working as a medical actor, her thoughts on “poverty tourism,” and a glimpse into...

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

Catherine Fisher, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under A&E

Looking up at the KWCW banner on the mezzanine floor of Reid Campus Center, one might wonder how the DJs even reach this seemingly inaccessible station. In reality, it’s quite easy to reach the KWCW offices; one just has to enter the elevator and press “M.” A big emphasis for KWCW this year is...

Recapping the Summer Movie Season

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
September 8, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

More than any other summer in recent memory, the current summer season has proved deeply troubling for the state of the film industry, in regards to the quality of films, the kinds of films that were released, and which films were rewarded and which fell flat with audiences. Arguably, the mo...

Jacob Hashimoto’s Larger-Than-Life Artwork Descends Upon Whitman Campus

Jacob Hashimoto’s Larger-Than-Life Artwork Descends Upon Whitman Campus

Martina Pansze, Managing Editor
September 8, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Hashimoto draws upon traditional Japanese art in his works. "Gas Giant Fragments and Silence" is on display in the Sheehan Gallery this Fall, and "When Nothing Ends, Nothing Remains" was permanently installed in the foyer of Penrose Library.

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“Rocky Horror” Warps to Power House Theatre

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
September 8, 2016
Filed under A&E

There’s a light over at the Gesa Power House Theatre and if you follow it, you are sure to find the Frankenstein place, sweet transvestites and time warps galore in Hypoxik Productions’ performance of one of the most famous science fiction double features of all time. “The Rocky Horror Show,” wr...

Style Spotlight: Maeve Sloan

Style Spotlight: Maeve Sloan

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Lipstick, platform boots, bangs and a noticeable lack of colored clothing are a big part of Maeve's eclectic, region-inspired style.

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Meet The Filharmonic

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under A&E

The Pioneer sat down with "The Filharmonic" members Joe Caigoy and Jules Cruz to talk boybands, touring and original music.

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Farmers’ Market Hosts Homegrown Art

Farmers’ Market Hosts Homegrown Art

Allison Hall, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Though all quirky and original, artists at the Walla Walla Farmer’s Market have a few things in common: passion, resourcefulness, and creativity.

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DaMa Opens “Woman in Art”

Allison Hall, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under A&E

Juniors Lauren Benedict and Maia Watkins took part in an event to combat an all-too overlooked facet of feminism: the underrepresentation of women in the art world.

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KWCW Show of the Week: George Clooney’s Secret Playlist

Megan Hearst
April 28, 2016
Filed under A&E

It all began with a simple question: what music does George Clooney listen to?

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