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“College Info Geek” in review

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter April 10, 2020

It has been a few weeks since everyone was asked to stay home, and people are getting bored of watching movies, reading books, learning to bake bread and all of the other activities that their friends...

Illustration by Nathaly Perez

“Gaslighter” in review: A rousing, open-ended catharsis

Renny Acheson , A&E Editor April 3, 2020

As a lifelong Dixie Chicks fan, I was ecstatic when I heard that the Dallas-founded trio released a new song for the first time since 2006. When I saw that it was called “Gaslighter,” I was excited...

Review: Mountainfilm Festival

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter March 7, 2019

  The 40th annual Mountainfilm Festival will commence this May. In preparation of that, Mountainfilm is conducting its world tour. Showing in cities across New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the...

Illustration by Elie Flanagan

Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter February 28, 2019

New Zealand director Peter Jackson is no stranger to global audiences. His adaptation of The Lord of the Rings became both a commercial and cultural phenomenon. In his new documentary, They Shall Not Grow...

Illustration by Sylvie Corwin

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...

KWCW New Music Adds: Low – “Double Negative”

Cory Cogley, A&E Editor September 24, 2018

Every week, the Music Directors of Whitman radio station KWCW 90.5 FM Walla Walla work to find the hottest new music for their DJ’s shows. Each of them selects and reviews new records from the CD pile,...

Album Review: Ringos Desert

Vlad Voinich, A&E Writer September 23, 2018

In April 2018, American musician and composer ZHU released the first part of his new album Ringos Desert. Many fans and critics have been waiting for his complete creation since then. Finally, on Sept....

Review: “13 Reasons Why”

Marra Clay, Publisher May 4, 2017

WARNING: This review discusses the end of “13 Reasons Why” and includes discussion of rape and suicide. Since its debut on March 31, the Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” has shocked...

Review: “The LEGO Batman Movie”

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor February 16, 2017

The zany, self-referential and ridiculous antics of the Dark Knight’s LEGO equivalent continue in Warner Animation Group’s new animated feature, “The LEGO Batman Movie,” a spin-off of the 2014...

The Second City: Famed Troupe Performs at Power House Theatre

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter December 5, 2016

What do Tina Fey, Bill Murray and Stephen Colbert all have in common? Each of them at one time or another, were a part of the Chicago-based improv and comedy group, The Second City. This year, The Second...

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor November 17, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, Walla Walla's indie rock lovers stormed into Main Street Studios. They had come to see a three-and-a-half hour concert headlined by the 90's Idaho band Built to Spill, in their...

The Best Tracks on “Lemonade”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor April 28, 2016
Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.
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