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New “Beauty and the Beast” enchants audiences

Afton Weaver, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

The enchanting live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1991 musical “Beauty and the Beast” has captured the hearts and minds of viewers since opening on March 17, recounting with a modern twist the beloved tale of a confident yet gentle girl who is able to find love and compassion in an angry beast. With...

‘Whistling Vivaldi’ Encourages Discussion of Stereotypes

Hannah Bartman

October 10, 2013

To stimulate residence hall bonding, each year Whitman chooses a book for incoming first-years to read over the summer. For the class of 2017, the Summer Book Program, as it is formally called, chose the book "Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Do" by social psychologist Claude Steele, dean of...

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