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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman’s Jazz Ensemble takes audience on musical journey in fall recital

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter November 17, 2022

Do you like jazz? The Whitman College Department of Music held their jazz concert on Nov. 12 in Chism Hall. Doors opened at 6:30 p.m. for students, friends and faculty who braved the cold and took their...

“Swim with no regrets:” Four years of Whitman Swimming

Audrey Marthin, Podcast Reporter November 17, 2022

After opening the season with a win over University of Puget Sound on Nov. 4, Whitman Swimming hopes to maintain this streak. Senior swimmer Kathryn Woodburn reflects on her time with the team over the...

“bare” in review: A critical exploration of queer youth and blatant misogyny

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor November 17, 2022

Filled with Shakespearean fencing, a questionable piñata and the reincarnation of the Virgin Mary, the Nov. 10 opening night of "bare," written by Jon Hartmere and Damon Intrabartolo and directed by Alex...

Photo contributed by Jake Lee.

Students make a splash with Birdbath

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor November 17, 2022

A brightly-colored background and large, punny header greet readers as a long list of articles stream below, with titles including “They Should've Let Me Write 'Gossip Girl,'” “Bram Stoker's...

Illustration by M Hu.

The week of a zombie apocalypse

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter November 17, 2022

The epic battle between zombies and humans took place on Whitman's campus during the week of Nov. 7. Over the past 10 years, Humans vs. Zombies is an event that has been carried out at many colleges nationwide....

Successful final Women’s Volleyball game concludes season

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter November 17, 2022

Whitman's Women's Volleyball team ended their fall season with a win against Pacific University. They entered the game with the goal of improving their record from previous years by finishing at least...

24 hour Climb-a-thon: Whitman Climbing Team embarks on ultimate fundraising effort

Charlotte Elliott, Campus Life Editor November 10, 2022

While the average college student may have been out at a frat party, having a cozy movie night or ordering Domino’s, the Whitman Climbing Team spent their Friday night and Saturday morning taking on...

Students find excitement in machine learning and programming

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

As the spring 2023 semester quickly approaches, students have been encountering the collection of new courses in the course catalogue. There is a noticeable trend in course offerings at Whitman and many...

Photo by Jake Lee.

Whitman Orchestra opens on a high note

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

The orchestra opened their fall season on Nov. 1 with an evening concert in Cordiner Hall. Associate Professor of Music Paul Luongo conducted his musicians, swinging his svelte baton for an hour. The ensemble...

Photo contributed by Whitman Theatre Department.

Opening night of “bare” is here

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

After five fast weeks of preparation, Whitman’s theater department is prepared for Thursday’s opening night of the musical “bare.” Written in 2000, the musical’s themes of self discovery,...

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

“Robbed Women” calls attention to human trafficking and exploitation

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, students and faculty gathered in the Freimann Studio for a staged reading of “Robbed Women,” a new one-act play by senior Sylvia Adome. Adome, an international student from...

Photo contributed by Barb DeLauter, edited by Jake Lee

A victory sweeter than candy: Harper Joy Theatre hosts costume contest

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter November 3, 2022

The spooky ambiance of fall permeated all corners of campus as students prepared for the fabled "Halloweekend." Whether they indulged in a scary movie, went to a party or enjoyed some fall treats,...

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