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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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KWCW Show of the Week: Neat Beats

Emma Cooper March 3, 2016
A good way to wind-down after a long Friday is listening to Sophomore Maddy Gyongyosi and Sophomore Will Selman's KWCW show "Neat Beats" from 5pm-7pm.

Style Spotlight: Arthur Shemitz

Emma Cooper and Emma Casley February 4, 2016

Junior Arthur Shemitz, Vice President of Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) and Chair of Student Affairs, sets a precedent not only in leadership on campus but also with his style. Style...

Tacocats performing in Reid Campus Center. Photo by Alan Mendoza.

Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Emma Cooper November 9, 2015
Wednesday night at 8:00pm, Reid Coffee House hosted the Seattle band Tacocat for an evening of musical paradise.
Photo by Hannah Bashevkin

Harper Joy Theatre performs ‘The Liar’ over Parent’s Weekend

Emma Cooper October 28, 2015
In the Harper Joy Theater from October 22-25, Whitman students performed the comedy The Liar.
Photo by Karissa Hampson

KWCW Show of the Week

Emma Cooper October 22, 2015
MC² is a great show to experience new music while also becoming aware of the events happening in the world.
Game Night at Sweet Basil

Game Night at Sweet Basil

Emma Cooper, Columnist September 24, 2015

If you're looking for more than just pizza at Sweet Basil, Wednesday nights are the time for you. Sweet Basil hosts the Walla Walla Go Club (WWGC) game night each week on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. A...

Homogeneity Plagues Oscars

Zan McPherson February 26, 2015

"Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest –– sorry, brightest," jokes host Neil Patrick Harris in his opening line of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Harris, a comedian who tends to skirt dangerously...

Music Department introduces unique courses for banjo, sitar

Hannah Bartman February 12, 2015

Whitman's Department of Music does its best to remain open and accessible to all Whitman students, regardless of major or previous involvement in music. One option that welcomes all students is the possibility...

‘Dear White People’ examines the life experiences of black students

James Kennedy February 12, 2015

"Dear White People," an award-winning entry at the Sundance Film Festival, will be shown at Whitman as part of the Power and Privilege Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 19. The showing is open to all Whitman...

Winter Art Salon exhibits new media and technology

Hannah Bartman January 29, 2015

The eighth annual Student Winter Art Salon opened at the Sheehan Gallery last Saturday, Jan. 24 and will remain open until Feb. 13. The art pieces featured are all completed in studio art classes at Whitman...

Olivia Coakley (2017), Jack Wheeler (2017), Caitlyn Yoshina (2015) rehearsing for the show.

Student opera class showcases singing skills

Daniel Kim December 4, 2014

Today, Thursday, Dec. 3, students in Whitman's opera class will be showcasing their talents. The showcase takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Chism Hall and is the culmination of a semester's worth of work with...

Student playwrights prepare for Instant Play Festival

Daniel Kim September 25, 2014
Student writers will truly put their creativity and energy to work at the Instant Play Festival this weekend. The festival is Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m.
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