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Long-Running KWCW Shows

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

May 12, 2017

Despite its lengthy history at Whitman College, the KWCW radio station is, in a way, quite ephemeral. With the station adding and losing DJs each semester, the content and arrangement of material on the station is always in flux. Some students do the same show each time, some mix it up. Some take hia...

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

Catherine Fisher, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Looking up at the KWCW banner on the mezzanine floor of Reid Campus Center, one might wonder how the DJs even reach this seemingly inaccessible station. In reality, it’s quite easy to reach the KWCW offices; one just has to enter the elevator and press “M.” A big emphasis for KWCW this year is...

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

caitlinhardee

May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be persuaded to tune into the webstream on occasion, the studio phones rarely light up. For good reason––KWCW's largest listener constituency doesn't ...

Whitman DJs bring the party to campus

caitlinhardee

December 7, 2009

You walk into the living room of the German House, into the Sig basement. The black lights  hit your clothing and you meld into the glowing, leaping crowd. For the next few hours you can forget about going to school in the middle of a wheat field. You've entered a scene lifted straight from an urban...

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