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Students Get Into the Thanksgiving Spirit for Preview Dinner

Caitlin Bergman
November 11, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, Photos

Students anxiously awaited Prentiss Dining Hall's annual Thanksgiving Preview Dinner. With thoughts of mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and turkey in the forefront of their mind, students started to line up before 5 p.m. By the time the doors opened, the line stretched out far beyond Douglas Hall. Luckily,... Read more »

Mr. Whitman Brings Big Laughs and Big Money, Friday

Marie von Hafften
November 11, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

Kappa Kappa Gamma's annual fundraiser "Mr. Whitman" raised over $36,000 this year for Semilla Nueva, a non-profit helping rural Guatemalan farmers.  Photography Editor Marie von Hafften takes us straight to the contestants and shares the highlights of the culminating musical variety event this Friday... Read more »

First Generation Working Class Students Gallery

First Generation Working Class Students Gallery

Allie Felt
November 8, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, Photos

The First Generation and Working Class club presents "In My Shoes," a multimedia exhibition about the experiences of first-generation students and faculty, in the Stevens Gallery of Reid Campus Center. "The purpose of the exhibit was to promote campus awareness that there are first generation students... Read more »

Blue Gold Cross Country Race

Halley McCormick
October 25, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, Photos

Saturday Oct. 20, the Whitman cross country teams competed in their annual Blue-Gold race. In honor of Parents' Weekend, the race pitted current Missionaries against each other, running alongside alumni and parents. The race was the last event before the Northwest Conference championship meet this coming... Read more »

“Noises Off” Q&A with Cast and Crew

“Noises Off” Q&A with Cast and Crew

Becca Mellema
October 25, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

Directed by theatre professor Nancy Simon, "Noises Off" ran Oct. 18-21.  After the performance on the 18th, audience members had the chance to interview actors and crew during the first of the season's Thursday Talk-backs.  Highlights provided by photographer/videographer Becca Mellema.... Read more »

Students flock to Canadian Thanksgiving

Caitlin Bergman
October 17, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, Photos, Web Only

Monday, Oct. 15 marked the annual Canadian Thanksgiving at Prentiss Dining Hall. To celebrate the beginning of the holiday season, eager students began to gather outside of Prentiss a half hour before the festivities to get prime seating and selection of the food. As the opening of the doors neared,... Read more »

Chorale and Chamber Singers Alumni Concert

Chorale and Chamber Singers Alumni Concert

Chaoyu Li
October 4, 2012
Filed under VIDEOS

On Friday, Sept. 28, of Alumni Weekend, current chorale and chamber singers performed a lunchtime set for the campus visitors, including "MLK" by U2 and arranged by the King's Singers, "Lullaby" by Edward Elgar, "Whitman, Here's to You!" by Stephen B. L. Penrose. Photographer and videographer Charl... Read more »

IHC Block Party a Festive Success

IHC Block Party a Festive Success

Allie Felt
October 2, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, Photos

This past Saturday, Sept. 29, Whitman's Interest House Community set up tables and hosted performances along Boyer Avenue that served to spark interest in their housing opportunities. From crafts at the Fine Arts House to Boba at the Asian Studies House, each facilitated a food or activity representing... Read more »

Rock Climbing with the OP

Halley McCormick
September 27, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

While many Whitties spent Sunday, Sept. 16 on campus, the Whitman Outdoor Program took a student-led day trip to Spring Mountain. Pioneer photographer/videographer Halley McCormick brings us along, from the 6:30 am wake-up to the drive home. A Day with Whitman's Outdoor Program: Rock Clim... Read more »

“Music Is” – Sounds and Philosophies of Musicians Across Campus

“Music Is” – Sounds and Philosophies of Musicians Across Campus

Becca Mellema
September 20, 2012
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

Pioneer photographer/videographer Becca Mellema takes us to the people behind the instruments. Jonas Myers, David Fleming, Elijah Smith, and Katherine Lee are featured, including clips of three original songs.... Read more »

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

Halley McCormick
August 23, 2012
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, MEDIA, Photo Essay, Photos

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean: A Ferry Ride in the Life of an Islander Photo essay by Halley McCormick To get home, I travel by ferry through Washington's San Juan Islands. On one of these trips home, a man sitting on the ferry bench politely declined my request to take his picture, but a few min... Read more »

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