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Sybarite5 play at the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival

Sybarite5 play at the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival

Faith Bernstein

January 21, 2013

Sybarite5, a critically acclaimed strings quintet played at the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival this past weekend. The group regularly plays an eclectic mix of music consisting of different genres, time periods and styles....

Mr. Whitman Brings Big Laughs and Big Money, Friday

Marie von Hafften

November 11, 2012

Kappa Kappa Gamma's annual fundraiser "Mr. Whitman" raised over $36,000 this year for Semilla Nueva, a non-profit helping rural Guatemalan farmers.  Photography Editor Marie von Hafften takes us straight to the contestants and shares the highlights of the culminating musical variety event this Friday...

“Noises Off” Q&A with Cast and Crew

“Noises Off” Q&A with Cast and Crew

Becca Mellema

October 25, 2012

Directed by theatre professor Nancy Simon, "Noises Off" ran Oct. 18-21.  After the performance on the 18th, audience members had the chance to interview actors and crew during the first of the season's Thursday Talk-backs.  Highlights provided by photographer/videographer Becca Mellema....

Chorale and Chamber Singers Alumni Concert

Chorale and Chamber Singers Alumni Concert

Chaoyu Li

October 4, 2012

On Friday, Sept. 28, of Alumni Weekend, current chorale and chamber singers performed a lunchtime set for the campus visitors, including "MLK" by U2 and arranged by the King's Singers, "Lullaby" by Edward Elgar, "Whitman, Here's to You!" by Stephen B. L. Penrose. Photographer and videographer Charl...

Rock Climbing with the OP

Halley McCormick

September 27, 2012

While many Whitties spent Sunday, Sept. 16 on campus, the Whitman Outdoor Program took a student-led day trip to Spring Mountain. Pioneer photographer/videographer Halley McCormick brings us along, from the 6:30 am wake-up to the drive home. A Day with Whitman's Outdoor Program: Rock Clim...

“Music Is” – Sounds and Philosophies of Musicians Across Campus

“Music Is” – Sounds and Philosophies of Musicians Across Campus

Becca Mellema

September 20, 2012

Pioneer photographer/videographer Becca Mellema takes us to the people behind the instruments. Jonas Myers, David Fleming, Elijah Smith, and Katherine Lee are featured, including clips of three original songs....

Highlights from Equality is Tres Sexy

Highlights from Equality is Tres Sexy

Faith Bernstein

April 14, 2012

Highlights from the third annual installment of Equality is Sexy on Friday, April 13. The event featured an open-mic of equality-themed poetry and music, plus a featured performance by poet and activist Sonya Renee. ...

Hillel-Shalom marks beginning of Passover

Caitlin Bergman

April 12, 2012

On Saturday, April 7, Hillel-Shalom hosted a Passover Seder at the Baker Faculty Center. ...

Highlights from InterNation Celebration

Highlights from InterNation Celebration

Faith Bernstein

March 31, 2012

Whitman's Beyond Borders Club held its first InterNation Celebration on Friday, March 30, featuring dances, songs and stories from a variety of cultures. Proceeds went to the International Students Fund to assist international students in traveling home for summer. Read the full article on the event here. &...

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