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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...

Andrea Gibson speaks their mind

Emma Cooper
April 22, 2017
Filed under A&E

Sitting shoulder-to-shoulder and squished into any available seat, Whitman students gathered to listen to poet Andrea Gibson share their provoking and emotional poems. In Reid Coffeehouse Basement on Friday, December 5, The night began with Whitman students Paige Dempsey and Shireen Nori reading th...

Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Emma Cooper
April 22, 2017
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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Singing into a New Year

Singing into a New Year

Emma Cooper
April 22, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

This year Whitman's three a cappella groups are starting the school year with new goals and new plans. On Monday, Sept. 5, at 7:00 p.m. all three Whitman a cappella groups performed in the Reid coffeehouse. Each of the three a cappella groups performed songs. The Testostertones are an all-male...

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

Sarah Cornett
September 19, 2013
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Writer Mia McKenzie challenged students in a performance of readings and conscience-raising on Friday, Sept. 13, in a packed Reid Campus Center Coffeehouse. McKenzie discussed what it means to be an ally and asserted that racism will never go away. Slam poetry team Almighty Ink opened with five poems,...

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