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Dia de los Muertos Festival Brings Students and Community Members Together

Dia de los Muertos Festival Brings Students and Community Members Together

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 23, 2017


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Although clouds occupied the sky, the atmosphere was sunny in downtown Walla Walla as music played and people walked around the fifth annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. The festival went from Saturday, Oct. 21, where a procession and concert kicked off the celebration, to Sunday, Oct. 22, a day of various...

Ana Maria Spagna Provides Evening of Nonfiction Reading

Alex Lupton, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2017


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Professor Ana Maria Spagna’s stories visibly enraptured audience members as she read aloud selections from her works in Kimball Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 19. This reading was part of Whitman’s Visiting Writers Reading Series, which started in 2000 as a desire to bring enthusiastic and diverse w...

Coming Out Stories hosted by LGBTQIA+ Club PRISM

Coming Out Stories hosted by LGBTQIA+ Club PRISM

Alex Lupton, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Students and staff shared their experiences during the "Coming Out Stories" event held by Whitman LGBTQIA+ club PRISM.

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Whitman Poets Share More Than Words

Whitman Poets Share More Than Words

Varinia Balkins, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Whitman's Poem's Club held their first open mic of the year on Friday, Oct. 13 in Kimball Theatre.

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“Mr. Kolpert” Brings Dark Humor to Stage

“Mr. Kolpert” Brings Dark Humor to Stage

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017


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"Mr. Kolpert” opened in Harper Joy Theater last week to a bewildered audience of parents, faculty, community members and students alike. It will continue into this weekend at 8 p.m. on Oct. 27 and 28. The play, written by Gieselmann and translated by David Tushingham, is directed by Whitman Theater ...

Wire Watch: Week of October 19

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 14, 2017


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“Mr. Kolpert” Showtimes run from Oct. 19-28 in Whitman’s Harper Joy Theater. This play “falls somewhere between the comic and the macabre,” portraying a lively dinner party turned dark and suspenseful. Whitman College Music Department Sampler Concert Friday Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Cordiner ha...

“Blade Runner 2049” Reflects Society

“Blade Runner 2049” Reflects Society

Alasdair Padman

October 14, 2017


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The newly-released film "blade Runner 2049" is an excellent mirror into today's society.

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Wire Watch: The Week of October 12

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 8, 2017


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Whitman Fridays at Four Recital Series Presents The South Hill Guitars: Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. in the Kimball Theatre. This recital will feature musicians James Reid and J.P. Shields. International Archaeology Day Celebration Field Trip: Historian Sam Pambrun will be leading a trip to Frenchtown on O...

A Plush Platform to Share Music with Tiny Futon Concerts

A Plush Platform to Share Music with Tiny Futon Concerts

Emma Chung, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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An underground music scene is brewing at Whitman College. Tiny Futon Concerts, a project started by Jake Barokas ’18, is an online platform for student bands and musicians to share their music. What started as a casual jam session between band mates and a joint desire to share their music became a...

Unraveling Whitman’s Myth About Spirituality

Unraveling Whitman’s Myth About Spirituality

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2017


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"Tapestry of Journeys," an interactive exhibit in the Stevens Gallery, allowed students to engage with their spirituality.

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From Noise to Art: Tatsuya Nakatani Sculpts Sound

From Noise to Art: Tatsuya Nakatani Sculpts Sound

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 7, 2017


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In the crash of cymbals and ringing of singing bowls, a seemingly random series of noise is shaped into a sculpture of sound. Tatsuya Nakatani, master percussionist and sound artist, demonstrated this when he gave a solo performance and short talk at the Whitman Dance Studio on Tuesday, October 3. The...

KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 4, 2017


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"We're Black, We're Queer, We're Here" brings the intersectionality of race and sexuality to KWCW radio.

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