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Wire Watch: Week of Feb. 15

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018


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Women in Leadership Symposium: Thursday, Feb. 15 the Women in Leadership Symposium will feature six women in leadership. At 11:30 am in the Reid ballroom there will be a lunchtime event to introduce the panelists, and at 7:30 pm in the Olin Auditorium, the panelists will share their stories and view...

Whitman’s One and Only Advice Radio Show

Whitman’s One and Only Advice Radio Show

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018


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A blend of humor and well-meaning advice finds its home in the recently-started KWCW radio show “The Curl of the Burl.” Hosted by Koby Haigerty ’21 and Ethan Treadwell ’21, the show serves as Whitman’s very own advice radio show. “The Curl of the Burl” is no ordinary source of advice; it i...

Tournées French Film Series Comes to Whitman

Tournées French Film Series Comes to Whitman

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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The French American Cultural Exchange foundation (FACE) has brought French cultural films to universities and colleges across the United States with the Tournées Film Festival since 1995. With cultural plurality as its central mission, the Tournées Film Festival now finds itself at Whitman College,...

Wire Watch: Week of February 8

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 8, 2018


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"Creating Kin(d)" Stevens Gallery Opening: Thursday, Feb. 8 at 4:00 p.m. in the Stevens Gallery, there will be an opening reception of "Creating Kin(d)," a photography exploration of connecting with others and Walla Walla. Latest News from the Cosmos: Sunday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Theatre, the To...

Mariam Eqbal Opens New Avenues to Animation

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 8, 2018


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Those who attended Mariam Eqbal’s talk on Thursday, Feb. 1 experienced different kind of animation than the traditional, mainstream animation of Pixar or DreamWorks. Eqbal, an experimental animator who also teaches at the University of Richmond, came to Whitman to give a lecture on animation, as well...

The Voice of Walla Walla Fosters Collaboration

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 8, 2018


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The three colleges in the Walla Walla Valley united for a night of music with “The Voice of Walla Walla,” the first ever tri-college singing competition between the schools. Eleven contestants from Whitman, Walla Walla University (WWU) and Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) performed the ev...

Hari Kondabolu Is No Joke

Hari Kondabolu Is No Joke

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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On Friday, February 3, comedian Hari Kondabolu took to the stage in Reid basement to deliver a brilliant range of liberal arts-themed jokes. He began the evening with a clever discussion of the college's namesake, then moved into themes surrounding race, gender, religion and even mangoes. While not every...

VWRS Fiction Writer Juan Martinez Visits Campus

VWRS Fiction Writer Juan Martinez Visits Campus

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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New and experienced writers alike had much to learn from the latest Visiting Writers Reading Series talk, featuring fiction writer Juan Martinez in Kimball Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 1. Martinez, the author of award-winning short fiction collections and an upcoming novel, read selections from his s...

Wire Watch: Week of February 1

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 1, 2018


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The History of Animation: Thursday, February 1 at 4 p.m. in Fouts 201, experimental animator Mariam Eqbal will give a lecture on the history of animation, as well as on her own work. She will also give an animation workshop on Saturday, February 3 from 10 am-4 pm. There is room for 15 participants, wh...

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Students Assist Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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On Thursday, January 25, Planned Parenthood celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court Case “Roe v. Wade” with a fundraiser at El Corazon Winery. Though the event was not specifically geared towards Whitman College students, members of the Planned Parenthood Generation Action club were...

Faculty Art Show Features Kitchenware Sculpture, Scientific Studies, Foam Ice Cap

Faculty Art Show Features Kitchenware Sculpture, Scientific Studies, Foam Ice Cap

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

January 28, 2018


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Sheehan Gallery now hosts a rare opportunity to experience art by all of the Whitman studio art department faculty in one space. This Whitman Studio Art Department Faculty Exhibition opened on January 22 and will remain up until April 6. The exhibition features works by professors working with...

11th Annual Winter Student Art Salon

11th Annual Winter Student Art Salon

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

January 25, 2018


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Art pieces of all forms now make their temporary home in the gallery space and hallways of Fouts Center for Visual Arts. The eleventh Annual Winter Student Art Salon opened there on January 16 and will continue through February 7. The salon features work by both art majors and non-art majors, who submit...

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