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Celebrating the Work and Retirement of Dr. Susan Pickett

Celebrating the Work and Retirement of Dr. Susan Pickett

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

May 10, 2018

As the school year draws to a close, Whitman students and faculty say farewell to Catherine Gould Chism Professor of Music Dr. Susan Pickett, who will be retiring at the end of this semester. Pickett, who has taught at Whitman for thirty-seven years, has been a teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend...

Whitman’s Percussion Ensemble Revival

Illustration by Haley King

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2018

The first Whitman Percussion Ensemble concert in 11 years took place on Sunday, April 15 at Chism Recital Hall. There has not been a percussion ensemble on campus for more than a decade, and a renewed interest in percussion among Whitman students has pushed for the re-formation of the group that now...

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