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Reconfiguring the arts: FSR proposes cuts and new programs

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter February 18, 2021

In the midst of getting back to in-person classes, students and faculty received a new source of stress and confusion: on Feb. 2, President Murray sent out an email containing the Financial Sustainability...

Dance minors celebrate movement on Zoom

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter October 8, 2020

Although Whitman College is not a dance school, there are still a good number of Whitman students who are involved with dance on campus, be it by taking dance classes, pursuing a dance minor or being involved...

Photo contributed by Nichole Canuso.

Studio Series celebrates dance at a distance

Heleana Backus , A&E Reporter September 10, 2020

The artists in the Theater and Dance department’s upcoming Studio Series see virtual art as an opportunity for curiosity, connection and collaboration. The Studio Series, curated by Whitman Associate...

Photos by Dana Kendrick

Whitman professors adapt to online learning

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter April 10, 2020

The faculty and staff of Whitman College spent spring break preparing for the transition to online learning forced by the global outbreak of COVID-19. One of the core features of Whitman and other liberal...

Annual Dance Series Features Guest Artists

Annual Dance Series Features Guest Artists

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

The Spring Studio Dance Series at Harper Joy Theatre has seen a plurality of visiting artists perform. Ranging in theme and subject, the annual series is rapidly becoming a venue for experimental dance...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

“SPACING” Melds Movement with Meaning

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

This year, “SPACING,” the Whitman Dance department's fall dance performance, wove elements of music, voice and language through abstract movement. The performance, which ran from Nov. 9 to 12, was composed...

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer April 20, 2017

A sweeping set of performances came to the stage at Harper Joy Theatre for Whitman’s annual Spring Dance Performance, titled “breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust.” Performances ran from April 12...

Wire Watch: Week of April 13th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor April 11, 2017

"breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust:" A mixed-bill of new contemporary choreographies, performed by Whitman students. 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 13-15 (matinees at 2 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, April 15-16),...

“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...

Me Try Impress Now

Trevor Lewis, staff writer October 20, 2016

  Hello. Me couldn’t help but notice you very pretty lady. You think me pretty too? Me wear ironic button up with tiny schnauzers printed on it. Me lather Axe bodywash to disguise stink flesh...

Social Dance Club

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer April 14, 2016
Sometimes, you really just can't fight that urge to get up and dance. Fortunately, when that happens, there's a club tailor-made for you.
Photo by Madaline Stevens

Beyond Borders Club Hosts 5th Annual InterNation Celebration

Lane Barton February 25, 2016
The 5th Annual InterNation Celebration was held in Reid Ballroom on Feb. 20th.
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