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Indie band Reptaliens community. Photos by Dana Kendrick

Chastity Belt and Reptaliens in review

Ann Karneus, A&E Reporter March 5, 2020

Four Whitman alumni returned to campus on Saturday, but they weren't here for a reunion. They returned as Chastity Belt, a Seattle-based indie rock band with the intent to illuminate Reid Ballroom. Before...

For Chastity Belt, it’s ‘Time to Go Home’

Sarah Cornett April 23, 2015

"It was just an illusion," sings Julie Shapiro on "Drone," the opening track of Chastity Belt's latest album Time to Go Home. Some things may be an illusion for Seattle band Chastity Belt, but their...

Chastity Belt Rocks Out with New Album No Regerts

Chastity Belt Rocks Out with New Album ‘No Regerts’

Emma Dahl September 12, 2013

If you've been at Whitman for more than a year or two, odds are you may have heard of Chastity Belt, an all-female rock-and-roll group of Whitman alumni who play fun, relaxed punk-y jams. Back in their...

Credit: Allie Felt

Chatting with Chastity Belt

Mallory Martin December 1, 2011

"Fuck Chastity Belt!" You'd think this would be an insult hurled by a displeased crowd member, but for Whitman's all-girl rock group Chastity Belt, it's exactly the opposite. The band has seized this...

Members of Dabbles in Bloom - left to right: Jonas Myers 13 (Pianist), Rimmy Dooway 12 (Vocalist), Robby Seager 13 (Drummer). Songwriter Adriel Borshansky 12 is currently studying abroad but is still dedicated to the band and sending songs via email. Photo Credit: Julia Bowman

Spotlight on campus bands

Nate Lessler October 14, 2010

Despite it's small size, Whitman College contains a large amount of campus bands--all with very distinct styles. In this issue, The Pioneer spotlights four of the many campus bands, and investigates what...

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