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“Batman v Superman” is a Super-Clunker

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
April 7
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

Zack Snyder's superhero match-up is bogged down by an incoherent plot, bad characterization and unimpressive action.

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Style Spotlight: Catherine Fisher

Style Spotlight: Catherine Fisher

Allison Hall, Staff Writer
April 7
Filed under A&E

There is a commonly held notion that style is an expression of one’s personality—however, sophomore Catherine Fisher's style is an expression of exactly the opposite.

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Style Spotlight: Shannon Zander

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Zander has become well known as "the one who always wears heels on 8 AM classes at Mondays."

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Music Department Hosts “Fridays at Four” Concert Series

Music Department Hosts “Fridays at Four” Concert Series

Emma Cooper
March 10
Filed under A&E

Held in either Chism Recital Hall or Kimball Theater in the Hunter Conservatory, Fridays at Four hosts a variety of musicians including anything from jazz to western classical.

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Movie Review: The Motorcycle Diaries

Megan Hearst
March 10
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Regardless of the viewer's political stance, The Motorcycle Diaries is a beautiful film to look at, and a perfect advertisement for the countries Guevara and Granado explore.

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Keeping 400-year-old Jokes Relevant: Students Rise to Perform “Twelfth Night”

Keeping 400-year-old Jokes Relevant: Students Rise to Perform “Twelfth Night”

Allison Hall
March 10
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Taking on Shakespeare is a daunting task for anyone; but Harper Joy's production of "The Twelfth Night" kept the crowd on the edge of their seats with live music, palpable energy and an active engagement with the audience.

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KWCW Show of the Week: Neat Beats

KWCW Show of the Week: Neat Beats

Emma Cooper
March 3
Filed under A&E

A good way to wind-down after a long Friday is listening to Sophomore Maddy Gyongyosi and Sophomore Will Selman's KWCW show "Neat Beats" from 5pm-7pm.

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Global Studies Concert: Playing Music, Telling Stories

Global Studies Concert: Playing Music, Telling Stories

March 3
Filed under A&E

For over a year now people from the Whitman community, Walla Walla community and the global community have been united in the effort to bring music from conflict zones both inside and outside the United States

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Netflix Gems: The Best Films You Didn’t Hear About

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

"Nightcrawler", "Beyond the Lights" and "White God" are among the better films to grace Netflix in the past year.

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“Chi-Raq”: An Amusing Look at a Serious Topic

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

For a film that begins by presenting a damning social statistic-more Americans have been killed in Chicago in the last decade than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined-Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" is curiously, but not pointlessly, lighthearted.

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Home Sweet Dorm

Home Sweet Dorm

Megan Hearst and Emma Cooper, A&E Staff Writers
February 25
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Underclassmen share how they creatively decorate their rooms in interest houses and residence halls.

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