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“Arts, Objects, Archives” explores intersections between art and race

Heleana Backus, A&E Reporter October 1, 2020

From sculptures to sheet music, each presenter in the Art, Objects, Archives webinar on Sept. 21 showcased the abundant materials available at Whitman for instructors to teach this year’s academic theme...

Photos by Annie Means

Arts from afar

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter April 16, 2020

Whitman College, like many other colleges around the world, is facing a lot of difficulties right now. In times of confusion and chaos, people often gravitate towards the arts to give them a sense of community...

Whitman Arts Corner: An SNL review from Regis, Whitman’s oldest student

Ashlyn Quintus, Column Coordinator October 19, 2019

This week's edition of the Whitman Arts Corner column is brought to you by Regis (b. 1933, class of 2023), Whitman’s oldest current student. This week it is of my utmost pleasure to share with you...

The Adventures of Alice performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

“The Adventures of Alice” performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer February 9, 2017

The Walla Walla Dance Company performed an excellent original take on the timeless story “Alice in Wonderland” on Saturday, Feb. 4. The show, titled “The Adventures of Alice,” took place in Cordiner...

Home Sweet Dorm

Megan Hearst and Emma Cooper, A&E Staff Writers February 25, 2016
Underclassmen share how they creatively decorate their rooms in interest houses and residence halls.

Pio Picks: Week of Dec. 3

December 3, 2015

Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week's picks. The Festival of Mini Trees benefitting local charities, ongoing...

Raw Geographies students make political art

Clara Bartlett October 25, 2012

On Thursday, Oct. 18, students walked to class with their gaze not cast down upon the usual sight of Ankeny Field's greenery, but instead upwards at the sky, where a weather balloon hung, figuratively...

Illustration Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Students face lack of real-world opportunities to pursue passion for dance outside workplace

Kate Robinette May 16, 2011

Aside from a few brave, talented and dedicated idealists, there are not many Whitties who plan to seek careers in the arts. However, this is not for lack of passion. Many students spend countless hours...

Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Students in the arts face contemporary MFA debate

Kate Robinette April 25, 2011

Many Whitman College students live with the expectation that they will do whatever they can to earn the 'terminal degree' in their field. Whitman seniors pursuing careers in the arts, however, must...

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