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Blue Moon and Quarterlife adjust to art from afar

Mo Dow, A&E Reporter

September 24, 2020

Quarterlife (also known as Whitman’s littlest literary magazine) and Blue Moon are having to adapt differently to the new circumstances of online classes, changing both the ways in which they employ student workers and the material they’re producing.  When the campus was originally shut down bac...

blue moon pop-up illuminates student art

Seniors Sami Braman and Claire McHale perform original music at the blue moon pop-up.

Kaitlin Cho, A&E Reporter

November 1, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 24, Stevens Gallery was flooded with deep blue light, tinting everything in the gallery: the art hanging on the walls, the mason jars full of raffle tickets and the crowd packed into the narrow space. At the far end of the room, various Whitman students performed their talents (ran...

Senate Recap, 4/12/15

Sonya Kuzminski

April 15, 2015

The Senate convened for its third to last meeting of the school year this past Sunday, covering some new legislation, continuing the solidification of next fall's campus wide leadership positions and beginning to ponder the transition into next year. The Whitman Tabletop Games Club, already an appreciated...

Congratulating the Pioneer and blue moon!

Abby Seethoff

May 2, 2014

Campus Media Organizations are a significant part of ASWC's undertakings; here, we'll take a moment to celebrate some of their achievements! blue moon just received the Silver Crown Award, a national distinction, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for Volume 26 from last year.  blue moon has won either Gold or Silver crowns from them for...

Senate Round Up March 9

Abby Seethoff

March 12, 2014

At Sunday's meeting, the ASWC senate recognized two new clubs and confirmed the new heads of each campus media organization (CMO). ASWC recognized Running Club and HAPA club.  Running club meets twice a week for group runs and occasionally enters races together.  The Japanese word "hapa" original...

‘Blue Moon’ Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

'Blue Moon' Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

River Sterne

December 12, 2013

"Blue moon's" digital media section wants to use digital media to redefine our understanding of where media and art collide. The digital media staff hosted a Digital Media Opening in Reid Campus Center on Friday, Dec. 6 to present their work to the public. The digital media staff is one of "blue ...

blue moon Release

blue moon 2012-13 cover.  Contributed by blue moon.

Mallory Martin

April 18, 2013

Almost 400 submissions were received, and after headaches, some heartache and a lot of tough decisions, the 26th edition of Whitman's premier literary magazine is finally ready for release. Only days before the April 19 release of their magazine, blue moon co-editors-in-chief Chelsea Kern and Bo Erickson, both senior English majors, are shining with a sleepy...

BIG ART Shines a Light on Student Artists

Emma Dahl

November 3, 2012

BIG ART is an upcoming event that will feature art, music and more from last year's issue of Whitman's art and literature magazine blue moon. While the event will feature the art, poetry and music of Whitman students, it's also a chance for the Walla Walla and Whitman communities to come together and...

blue moon launches experimental new publication

Credit: Ethan Parrish

Karah Kemmerly

January 26, 2012

If there's one thing that all Whitman students have in common, it's writing papers. Regardless of major or year, all Whitties have stayed up writing an essay or research project. Despite this commonality, many students don't feel they have a vehicle to publish their work on campus. bluemooner, a  new...

blue moon celebrates release with The Tallest Man on Earth

Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Kate Robinette

April 21, 2011

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...

blue moon workshop a success despite low turnout

blue moon workshop a success despite low turnout

Taneeka Hansen

February 3, 2011

blue moon held their second winter workshop last Wednesday, Jan. 26   in the Glover Alston Center to help draw awareness to the magazine before its submission deadline on Jan. 31. blue moon staff hoped that a series of workshops would offer access to the peer editing and response normally onl...

Big Art showcases blue moon at new venue

Nate Lessler

November 11, 2010

Whitman College's annual literary arts magazine blue moon will be having its largest annual publicity event this Friday, Nov. 12. The event, known as Big Art, will occur at a new venue and involve live music, refreshments and a gallery of student artwork. "It's basically a publicity event; at the...

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