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Expressions through Movement – Photo Essay

Photo by Natalie Mutter

Natalie Mutter, Photography Editor

December 5, 2017

The practice of dance presents itself in a multitude of forms of expression. Delving into the root of this expression requires an exploration of movement initiation and generation. The dance practice of “authentic movement” invites the mover into a generative space through an intense awareness ...

Students Demand Sexual Misconduct Prevention at Trustee Meeting

Students Demand Sexual Misconduct Prevention at Trustee Meeting

Sarah Cornett, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

Editors note: this article was updated on May 5 to reflect developments since last Friday's interruption. Please see the concluding section to read about these developments. “Your silence is violence. End rape now,” activists chanted as they walked up the stairs of Memorial, wearing black...

Voices of the Community // Issue 10

Bil McCafferty, Firstyear.

November 12, 2015

Karissa Hampson polls the community with the question, "If you could do away with a silly social convention, which would it be and why?"

Candlelight vigil honors Linfield College student

Candlelight vigil honors Linfield College student

Halley McCormick

November 17, 2014

At 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, students, staff, and Walla Walla community members gathered on the steps of Memorial Hall for a candlelight vigil. Over seventy people convened to show support for the Linfield College community following the death of Linfield sophomore Parker Moore. Moore, a re...

Main Street Studio Presents Acoustic Night

Photo by Marra Clay.

Aleida Fernandez

November 15, 2014

Last night, Main Street Studios presented Acoustic Night featuring Tim Atlas, Haley Heyndericks and Walla Walla's own Kory Nagler. All proceeds from the night went to the Artist Residency, a new program created by Walla Walla Center for the Arts and Main Street Studios. "We just want to let [the artis...

Carry That Weight demands action on sexual assault

Sophomore Annie Want with a mattress in Prentiss Dining Hall. Photo by Marra Clay.

Lachlan Johnson

October 30, 2014

Activists from Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment (FACE) carried a dorm mattress around Whitman's campus as part of the Carry That Weight national day of action on Wednesday, Oct. 29. They joined students at over 130 colleges calling attention to campus sexual assault and pressing for changes...

‘Blue’: Perspective on the Process of An Art Major Thesis

'Blue': Perspective on the Process of An Art Major Thesis

Alecia Lindsay

May 15, 2014

"Blue" was an idea that I came up with last semester. I was walking home from the Fouts Center for Visual Arts when an idea struck me. I immediately turned around and went straight back to the art building. I needed to talk to someone about this idea, and I found just the person––my ever-supportive...

Triathlon and Field Day

Triathlon and Field Day

Annabelle Marcovici

May 8, 2014

Whitman's Annual Spring Triathlon was held on the morning of May 3 this year, beginning at the Harvey Pool. Participants signed up as an individual or as a team and had to complete a 500 yard swim, 10 mile bike and a 5 k run. [portfolio_slideshow]

The Student Body

The Student Body

Marra Clay

April 1, 2014

Whitman is active––this isn't a secret. With my fresh first-year perspective, I still meander around campus, jaw dropped in awe of both the physical and intellectual talents of my peers. From the soccer player who is a potter in her free time to the BBMB major who has a passion for singing, the students...

‘Art Outside the Box’ Features Artwork from Whitman Staff

'Art Outside the Box' Features Artwork from Whitman Staff

Annabelle Marcovici

March 30, 2014

From March 25-30 during an event called "Art Outside the Box," the main floor of Penrose library featured 45 works of art by staff members at Whitman College. Types of art ranged from cross stitch to bouquets made of balloons. The show was organized by Whitman's Personnel Advisory Committee. [portfolio...

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Annabelle Marcovici

March 5, 2014

Photographer Annabelle Marcovici documents how Whitman students celebrated love on Valentines day this year. Among the students profiled, Marcovici profiles students from the Spring Break Service Trips who are selling Valentines Day cards to fundraise for their trips in March. [portfolio_slideshow]

2013-2014 Global Studies Symposium Features International Scholars to Discuss Global Phenomenon ‘Work’

2013-2014 Global Studies Symposium Features International Scholars to Discuss Global Phenomenon 'Work'

Alyssa Goard

February 27, 2014

[portfolio_slideshow] This past Saturday, February 22, The 2014 Global Studies Symposium brought together international scholars to discuss "work" as a global phenomenon. Keynote Speakers included Professor Sudharshan Seneviratne from the University of Peradeniya, Dr. Francois Venter from t...

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