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Wire Watch: Feb 14-21

Emma Chung, A&E Editor

February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14th 7:30 pm at The COOP (406 Cypress Street) Join the members of the community service interest house for a night of crafts and snacks while enjoying a secret movie. All students are welcome to this event to celebrate Valentine’s Day!   Thursday, February 14th 7:00 pm i...

Album Review: Maggie Rogers’ “Heard It In A Past Life”

Album Review: Maggie Rogers’ “Heard It In A Past Life”

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

On Jan. 18, American musician Maggie Rogers released her first full-length studio album titled "Heard It in a Past Life." Upon its release by Debay Sounds, a subset of Capitol Records, the album debuted at #2 on the US Billboard Top 200. Along with her vocal performance, Rogers, 24, served as the exe...

BANFF Mountain Film Festival

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

On Wednesday, Jan. 30, Whitman hosted the BANFF Film Festival — one of the most popular events among Whitman students. The line-up consisted of 11 films that were dedicated to sports and environment. The event took place in Cordiner Hall and started off with a brief introduction by the daughter of...

Wire Watch: Feb 7-14

Emma Chung, A&E Editor

February 8, 2019

Thursday, February 7th 7:00 pm in the Reid Coffeehouse Interested in race, politics, social justice and poetry? Theo E.J. Wilson, a winner of the National Poetry Slam and political activist, speaks about his experiences talking to people with different political values. Attend his lecture to learn how ...

Sheehan Gallery

Sheehan Gallery

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

Beginning Jan. 25 and going until Apr. 7, "WRITTEN IN LIGHT: Meditations on the Moving Image" is a new exhibit at Olin’s Sheehan Gallery. Upon entering the gallery I was taken aback by how casual it felt. It’s easy to simply wander around and take in the sights and sounds of so many artists, without...

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Connie Moore, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

Beauty and Fear: How an Understanding of Reptiles Can Lead us to a More Meaningful, Peaceful Existence January 31 at 4 p.m. in Brattain Auditorium in Hall of Science Beauty and Fear is a talk put on by visiting Professor Daniel Beck from Central Washington University. If you have ever been int...

Art Salon

Art Salon

Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The Winter Student Art Salon officially started on Jan. 15 and is going to be open till Feb. 13. Whitman students who have taken art classes produced the works displayed in the gallery space. The presence of different forms of visual culture in the gallery room, such as paintings, sculptures, photogra...

Reel Rock 13

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

On Thursday, Jan. 24, Whitman Events Board and the climbing club partnered to host "Reel Rock 13." In its 13th annual edition, "Reel Rock 13" features four films centered around climbing. Since its original creation in 2006 by filmmakers Josh Lowell and Peter Mortimer, the compilation has stead...

Making a Home in Stevens Gallery

Making a Home in Stevens Gallery

Michelle Foster, Managing Editor

January 31, 2019

The idea of home means different things to everyone. For many students, Whitman may become a second home, and for many, it’s impossible to forget where they came from. In a recent exhibition in the Stevens Gallery, Shelby Cutter ‘19 and Izzy Dunn ‘19 displayed photographs they had taken of places that a...

Rathskeller Pub Night

Rathskeller Pub Night

Renny Acheson, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

On the evening of Saturday, Dec. 1, the Whitman Events Board transformed the coffeehouse of Reid into a “rathskeller,” a German term for a pub or restaurant in a basement. From 7 to 10 p.m., Whitman students had the opportunity to listen to four live bands, enjoy fun desserts, play arcade games and...

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Vlad Voinich, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Because You Are Here December 6 & 7 at 8:00p.m., December 8 at 2:00p.m. in Freimann Studio Theatre Because You Are Here is a play about members of the Walla Walla community directed by Jessica Cerullo talks about the issue of immigration and how it shapes our society. To order tickets, contact...

A Woven Celebration: “The Nature of A Stitch”

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Showing for its last week on campus, the Sheehan Gallery closes the fall semester with the textile exhibition, “The Nature of A Stitch.” The exhibit invites 46 artists, both local and international, from a wide array of professional backgrounds, to display and share their quilt work. United under th...

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