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Cory Cogley, A&E Editor

November 9, 2018


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Freedom Songs - Nov. 8th at 7:30pm in Harper Joy Theatre Freedom Songs is a racial justice themed concert created and organized by students in 2016. The concert event features a selection of songs by popular artists of color, that deal with issues of race, privilege and different forms of oppression. Diwali...

Kaleidoscope Concert

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Hunter Conservatory hosted the annual Kaleidoscope Concert on Sunday, November 4. The concert was a unique experience to attend - one deserving of reflection, commendation of the performers and sharing with those who could not make it. The inside of the conservatory was arranged in a peculiar way:...

The House Jacks Perform at Whitman

The House Jacks Perform at Whitman

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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Whitman hosted a well known a cappella group called the House Jacks on Friday, Oct. 26. House Jacks consists of five men, one of whom could not arrive due to unforeseen difficulties during his travel. The four members who were present conducted the show. The concert started with two performances delivered...

Hold on a Minute – One Minute Film Festival

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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On Oct. 26, the Fine Arts House hosted the One-Minute Film Festival in the Kimball Theatre. From discovering possums in your basement to jamming out to jazz on a pumpkin patch, event-goers had no idea what would happen in the next minute. The concept behind The One-Minute Film Festival is that st...

Intelligent Lives Urges Conversation on Inclusivity at Whitman

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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On Oct. 25, members of both the Whitman and greater Walla Walla community gathered in Olin Auditorium for a screening of filmmaker Dan Habib’s documentary Intelligent Lives. Released on Sept. 21, 2018, the catalytic film follows the lives of three Americans with intellectual disabilities.  Whit...

Chorale and Chamber Singers Fantastic Fall Concert

Connie Moore, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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Last Saturday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m., Whitman’s Chorale and Chamber Singers performed their fall concert at Chism Hall to an awed audience full of students, staff and community members. The concert was conducted by Miles Canaday and featured upbeat performances from first the Chorale then the Chamber Si...

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Cory Cogley, A&E Editor

November 1, 2018


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Whitman College Orchestra Fall Concert, conducted by Paul Luongo Friday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Whitman College Chism Hall The Whitman College Orchestra presents their Fall Concert with a variety of pieces from the past two centuries, with some in and some outside the standard orche...

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Connie Moore, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Film Screening of "Intelligent Lives" October 25 at 5 p.m. in Olin Auditorium Come enjoy a screening of award-winning filmmaker Don Habib’s fascinating film "Intelligent Lives" that is described as a catalyst to change the label of intellectual disability from a life-sentence to a life of possibilit...

A Big Show Called “Big Love”

A Big Show Called “Big Love”

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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“Big Love,” a play by Charles Mee and directed by Professor and Paul Garrett Fellow Christopher Petit, premiered this past weekend on the Alexander Stage. Audiences were engulfed by the tumultuous storyline, which celebrated women and addressed pertinent issues of gender politics and refugee cr...

Sampler Concert

Nidhi Jaltere, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Cordiner Hall was brought to life by the melodious music of the Sampler Concert on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., with parents and kids getting to spend time together and enjoy all the campus ensembles. It provided some wonderful entertainment for the parents along with the assurance about their kids’ improvement...

SOS, Sirens of Swank, Schwa – Spectacular Speakeasy

SOS, Sirens of Swank, Schwa – Spectacular Speakeasy

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Free medicine and a cappella music — what else does one need? On Saturday, Oct. 20, Whitman held an event called Speakeasy Concert 2018 organized by the SOS volunteer club and sponsored by the Pre-health Society in Cordiner Hall. The entry was free but small donations of $5-10 were encouraged by ...

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Cory Cogley, A&E Editor

October 22, 2018


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Andréa Gilroy-Comics Studies in classroom Comics studies scholar and instructor in the University of Oregon's Comics Studies Minor Andrea Gilroy discusses how to bring comics into the classroom. This is a public event, and all who are interested in comic studies and teaching comics are encouraged...

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