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KWCW Show of the Week: Neat Beats

KWCW Show of the Week: Neat Beats

Emma Cooper
March 3, 2016
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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Style Spotlight: Arthur Shemitz

Style Spotlight: Arthur Shemitz

Emma Cooper and Emma Casley
February 4, 2016
Filed under A&E, FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, VIDEOS

Junior Arthur Shemitz, Vice President of Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) and Chair of Student Affairs, sets a precedent not only in leadership on campus but also with his style. Style can be personalized through a variety of trends, like color-blocking or graphic prints, but Shemitz...

Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Emma Cooper
November 9, 2015
Filed under A&E

Wednesday night at 8:00pm, Reid Coffee House hosted the Seattle band Tacocat for an evening of musical paradise.

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Harper Joy Theatre performs ‘The Liar’ over Parent’s Weekend

Harper Joy Theatre performs ‘The Liar’ over Parent’s Weekend

Emma Cooper
October 28, 2015
Filed under A&E

In the Harper Joy Theater from October 22-25, Whitman students performed the comedy The Liar.

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KWCW Show of the Week

KWCW Show of the Week

Emma Cooper
October 22, 2015
Filed under A&E

MC² is a great show to experience new music while also becoming aware of the events happening in the world.

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Game Night at Sweet Basil

Emma Cooper, Columnist
September 24, 2015
Filed under A&E

If you're looking for more than just pizza at Sweet Basil, Wednesday nights are the time for you. Sweet Basil hosts the Walla Walla Go Club (WWGC) game night each week on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. A few Whitman students, especially members of the Japanese club, have frequented Go Club. Go is an...

Homogeneity Plagues Oscars

Zan McPherson
February 26, 2015
Filed under A&E

"Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest –– sorry, brightest," jokes host Neil Patrick Harris in his opening line of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Harris, a comedian who tends to skirt dangerously along the line between humorous and offensive, speaks the truth when he perceives the whitenes...

Music Department introduces unique courses for banjo, sitar

Hannah Bartman
February 12, 2015
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Whitman's Department of Music does its best to remain open and accessible to all Whitman students, regardless of major or previous involvement in music. One option that welcomes all students is the possibility to learn an instrument. Teachers in the music department are available for instruments from...

‘Dear White People’ examines the life experiences of black students

James Kennedy
February 12, 2015
Filed under A&E

"Dear White People," an award-winning entry at the Sundance Film Festival, will be shown at Whitman as part of the Power and Privilege Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 19. The showing is open to all Whitman students as well as Walla Walla community members, and it will start at 8 p.m. in Cordiner Hall...

Winter Art Salon exhibits new media and technology

Hannah Bartman
January 29, 2015
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

The eighth annual Student Winter Art Salon opened at the Sheehan Gallery last Saturday, Jan. 24 and will remain open until Feb. 13. The art pieces featured are all completed in studio art classes at Whitman and the pieces displayed were chosen by three studio art faculty members. This year's salon holds...

Student opera class showcases singing skills

Student opera class showcases singing skills

Daniel Kim
December 4, 2014
Filed under A&E

Today, Thursday, Dec. 3, students in Whitman's opera class will be showcasing their talents. The showcase takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Chism Hall and is the culmination of a semester's worth of work with Music Lecturer Dr. Monica Griffin Hunter's class. Opera is a rare form of music on campus, so both...

Student playwrights prepare for Instant Play Festival

Daniel Kim
September 25, 2014
Filed under A&E

This weekend, the Theater Department will host the annual Instant Play Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. in the Harper Joy Theatre. Assistant Professor of Theater Jessica Cerullo and many theater students have put tremendous effort into organizing the festival. This...

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