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Expressions through Movement – Photo Essay

Photo by Natalie Mutter
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...

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

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

The Student Body

The Student Body
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...

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World
February 15, 2014

Last Saturday, Feb. 8, Beyond Borders Club (BBC) hosted the InterNation Celebration at the Young Ballroom in Reid Campus Center. It was a night of dance, music, traditional attire and cultural stories...

From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.
December 9, 2013

It's no secret that the average Whitman student has high expectations for a sandwich. In a small town amidst rolling wheat fields and extremely fertile ground, the colleges' location gives students easy...

Creativity in Dining Halls

Creativity in Dining Halls
December 9, 2013

Although the food from Bon Appétit has a certain flair, some first-years are already searching for ways to put a twist on the goods in the dining halls. Using a variety of vegetables from the salad bar,...

Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business’ Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature

Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business' Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature
August 27, 2013

To the Thompson family, trees are more than just pieces of lumber. This summer I worked making videos for RBM (R stands for Roy, B stands for Ben and M stands for their mother, Evelyn), a local lumber...

A Primitive Paradise

A Primitive Paradise
August 2, 2013

[portfolio_slideshow] Tucked away in the remote jungles and beaches of Costa Rica lies the Osa Peninsula, one of the most diverse and untouched areas on the planet. Although it's only half the size...

Four Years of Residence

Four Years of Residence
March 24, 2013

First-year rooms become a home away from home for most Whitman students––a chance to redecorate and create lifelong friendships. Though most Whitties only live in a particular room on campus for one...

Behind the Scenes of the One Acts

Behind the Scenes of the One Acts
March 20, 2013

Every year the Harper Joy Theatre produces the One Act Play Festival, a series of three single-act plays written by Whitman students. The plays are selected by a committee of theatre and literature experts,...

Whitman Refrigerator Portraits

November 26, 2012

Text by Joey Gottlieb and photos by Catie Bergman. A refrigerator can tell you a lot about someone. It can tell you about their income, their dietary restrictions, their hobbies or even their alcohol...

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean
August 23, 2012

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean: A Ferry Ride in the Life of an Islander Photo essay by Halley McCormick To get home, I travel by ferry through Washington's San Juan Islands. On one of these...

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