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Studio Series celebrates dance at a distance

Photo contributed by Nichole Canuso.

Heleana Backus, A&E Reporter

September 10, 2020

The artists in the Theater and Dance department’s upcoming Studio Series see virtual art as an opportunity for curiosity, connection and collaboration. The Studio Series, curated by Whitman Associate Professor of Dance Renée Archibald, will take place Sept 10 - 27 and feature workshops, performances...

Under new leadership, ASWC adjusts to virtual learning

Under new leadership, ASWC adjusts to virtual learning

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2020

Under new leadership, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) are optimistic they’ll find innovative ways to support the student body during the fall semester online. On July 29, Sneh Chachra, an undeclared sophomore from Los Angeles, formally introduced herself as this year’s ASW...

“Honey” in review– King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard’s new single brings some sweetness to 2020

“Honey” in review-- King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard’s new single brings some sweetness to 2020

Mo Dow, A&E Reporter

September 10, 2020

King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard. It may sound like the name of an off-brand comic from the ‘90s, but in the past few years, this Australian psych-rock band has attracted a massive cult following.  Devoted supporters gravitate to their wholly unique sound and ever-changing style, but for many cas...

After a summer of preparation, faculty and staff launch online classes

Abby Main, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Whitman to halt in-person classes last spring, professors scrambled to transition. This semester, their online classes will benefit from a summer of preparation. Mary Raschko, Associate Professor of English, spent most of her summer organizing courses for the First ...

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