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Ebony Stewart brings poems and lessons to Whitman

Ebony Stewart brings poems and lessons to Whitman

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

The Reid Coffeehouse was abuzz with activity on the evening of Jan. 30 as students awaited the arrival of Texas poet and educator Ebony Stewart as well as resident Whitman slam poets, Almighty Ink.  While people milled about their usual business upstairs, downstairs a large collective of Whitties gathered,...

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

Sarah Cornett

September 19, 2013

Writer Mia McKenzie challenged students in a performance of readings and conscience-raising on Friday, Sept. 13, in a packed Reid Campus Center Coffeehouse. McKenzie discussed what it means to be an ally and asserted that racism will never go away. Slam poetry team Almighty Ink opened with five poems,...

Creative Voices of Whitman

Sarah Cornett

May 13, 2013

It is no secret that the Whitman community is one full of passionate people. As a prospective student, I decided to come to Whitman for that reason. Whitties are all really interested in something and they pursue these interests passionately and humbly. Whether meeting environmental activists, artists,...

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