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Don’t Stay True to Yourself

Harry Kelso, Columnist

October 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Maybe you shouldn’t be true to who you are. When someone says you’re wonderful the way you are or to never change, it sounds uplifting. It’s a confirmation that someone finds us valuable, that we’re purposeful. Purpose is what drives us to forge ahead in life. And it seems like we all have a...

Can you Separate a Creator from their Works? No.

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

October 19, 2017


Filed under OPINION

History is full of tales of artists behaving poorly. Composer Richard Wagner was an anti-Semite. Novelist Charles Dickens trashed his wife and secretly shacked up with a teen actress. Painter Michelangelo Cyaravaggio was a murderer. Movie star and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin was investigated by the FBI ...

“Collected Life of Ikune Sawada” ceramic collection comes to Sheehan Gallery

“Collected Life of Ikune Sawada” ceramic collection comes to Sheehan Gallery

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

There is a sense of beauty and serenity to be found between the walls of the Sheehan Gallery where a new exhibition, “The Collected Life of Ikune Sawada,” has been installed. On display from Jan. 23 to April 7, the exhibition features ceramics that Sawada, a well-known painter and collector of ceramics,...

Multiple Factors Determine Vocalist Preferences

Multiple Factors Determine Vocalist Preferences

Emma Dahl

May 1, 2014


Filed under A&E

In this humble reporter's music-going business, I've often stumbled upon friends and acquaintances with a preference for either male or female vocalists. Where does that preference come from? Do male and female vocals really make that much of a difference in the mood and essence of a song? The obv...

blue moon celebrates release with The Tallest Man on Earth

blue moon celebrates release with The Tallest Man on Earth

Kate Robinette

April 21, 2011


Filed under A&E

Whitman's annual literary arts magazine, blue moon, teams up with KWCW for its release party on Friday, April 22, bringing in folk artist The Tallest Man on Earth to play for the event. blue moon, in its 24th year under that name, is an award-winning annual literary magazine. "Each spring we hav...

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