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Expressions through Movement – Photo Essay

Expressions through Movement – Photo Essay

Natalie Mutter, Photography Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Circuit, Photo Essay

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 ...

‘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


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

"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...

The Student Body

The Student Body

Marra Clay

April 1, 2014


Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

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...

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

Marra Clay

February 15, 2014


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

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 around the world! [portfolio_slideshow]    

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.

Caitlin Bergman

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

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 access to fresh and local breads, arguably the sandwiches most crucial ingredient. The type of brea...

Creativity in Dining Halls

Creativity in Dining Halls

Marra Clay

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Photo Essay, Photos

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, cereals of every shape and color, and making Sundae Sunday every day of the week, Whitman students...

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

Faith Bernstein

August 28, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

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 company owned by the Thompson family  in Columbia Falls, Mont. for six weeks. I quickly learned...

A Primitive Paradise

A Primitive Paradise

Caitlin Bergman

August 2, 2013


Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

[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 of Rhode Island, the Osa houses 2.5 percent of the Earth's biodiversity and contains the last standing...

Four Years of Residence

Four Years of Residence

Caitlin Bergman

March 24, 2013


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Photo Essay

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 year or less, unforgettable memories are created. The Circuit tracked down students who lived in...

Behind the Scenes of the One Acts

Behind the Scenes of the One Acts

cade beck

March 20, 2013


Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, Photo Essay

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, many of whom have been involved in the process for all 24 years of the contest's existence. The...

Whitman Refrigerator Portraits

Caitlin Bergman

November 26, 2012


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Photo Essay, Photos

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 tolerance. In the pages that follow, you will see a sampling of refrigerators across Whitman College ...

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

Halley McCormick

August 23, 2012


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, MEDIA, Photo Essay, Photos

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 trips home, a man sitting on the ferry bench politely declined my request to take his picture, but a few min...

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