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Peter Donahue – Visiting Writers Series

Connie Moore, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


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Last Thursday, Oct. 11, historical fiction author Peter Donahue visited Whitman as part of the literature department’s Visiting Writers’ Series to give a reading of his works and share insight into his past literature and future projects.   Donahue is an expert in Pacific Northwest literature, and many of hi...

Chanti Darling/Lisa Prank

Chanti Darling/Lisa Prank

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


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Last Saturday, Oct. 13, marked the first WEB coffeehouse concert of the semester, headlined by Chanti Darling with Lisa Prank opening. Though the audience was small, the venue held an aura of attentive enthusiasm to hear the two PNW-based artists. Based out of Seattle, Lisa Prank is a one-woman band consisting ...

Fall Composers Concert Review

Fall Composers Concert Review

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


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On Sunday, Oct. 14, Whitman hosted the Fall Composers Concert that I was happy to attend. The three composers, Bryce Weber, Neal Christopherson and Cory Cogley, all presented new works — each unique and immensely different from one another. The remarkable talent of all the musicians involved in the...

Movie Article

Movie Article

Connie Moore, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2018


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"BlacKkKlansman," directed by Spike Lee, follows the fictionalized but historical story of real-life detective Ron Stallworth, an African American man that infiltrates the KKK with the help of his friend and fellow cop, Flip Zimmerman, who acts as his in-person body double. Stallworth talks on the phon...

Wire Watch

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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Visiting Writers Series: Thursday, October 11, 7:00 p.m. in Kimbell Theatre in Hunter Conservatory The author of the trilogy Three Sides Water and a professor of English at Wenatchee Valley College-Omak, Peter Donahue, will give a lecture at Whitman. Whitman College Fall Composers Concert: Sunday,...

Playwright Club

Playwright Club

Nidhi Jaltere, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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After this semester began, an email was sent to the Drama Club listserve to set up a meeting for a new playwright club. People showed up, and now it is a playwright club. This club is organized by seniors Donovan Olsen and Dani Schlenker.   The club was started was to fill the void left by the lack of an...

Iridesence

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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On September 21, the Los Angeles-based, avant-garde rap collective BROCKHAMPTON released their fifth studio album, entitled "iridescence". Led by frontman Kevin Abstract, the group is composed not only of vocalists, but producers, graphic and web designers, photographers and managers, who all contrib...

Wire Watch

Connie Moore, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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Game Night Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Glover Alston Center Come to munch on free snacks and play some games.   Bicycle Repair Oct. 8 at 4 p.m in the Outdoor Program Bike Shop Ever wanted to know how to fix a flat? Stop by the O.P. to learn how to fix a flat tire and even more about ...

KWCW Feature: “Ben Calvin and Henry’s Toys Statuettes and Collectibles Review Hour”

KWCW Feature: “Ben Calvin and Henry’s Toys Statuettes and Collectibles Review Hour”

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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“Ben Calvin and Henry’s Toys Statuettes and Collectibles Review Hour,” hosted by Calvin Lincoln ‘20, Henry Adams ‘20, and Ben Ward-Dubois ’20 (who is currently abroad) is a radio talk show every Thursday from 9:00-10:00 pm on KWCW 90.5 Walla Walla. The eccentric show covers a variety of ...

Sitarist J.J. Gregg Returns with “An Afternoon Pause”

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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On Friday, Sep. 28, members of the Whitman community had the unique opportunity to listen to three pieces of South Asian classical music preformed on sitar by music instructor J.J. Gregg. Set in the ethnomusicology room in the Hall of Music, audience members enjoyed an intimate musical experience th...

Vote-Squatch

Vote-Squatch

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Amphitheatre was filled with people who came to see Vote-Squatch, a musical event that aimed to inspire young people to vote in the local elections. As an outsider, it was rather interesting to view the concert, listen to the music and hear “Don’t forget to vote!” during...

Instant Play Festival 2018 Another year of 12 hour stuff

Instant Play Festival 2018 Another year of 12 hour stuff

Nidhi Jaltere, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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The Instant Play Festival that happened on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Harper Joy Theater left the audience eager and wanting for more in 10 minute intervals, 7 times. What separates the IPF from mainstream plays, if there are ever any mainstream plays, is that the whole production is created...

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