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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Hayden Garner.

Hear ye, hear ye: Fairy tales, gossip and foibles from Whitman

Rachel Husband, loose-lipped above and below February 16, 2023

Dearest Reader,  In this article, you shall find some of my favorite stories from the Whitman College campus; some of these stories you may have heard, some of which may be falsified and all of which...

Student Production Droopy Drawers is a Delightful Tour De Force

Maude Lustig, Yegg March 29, 2018

First time playwright Andrew Gladwell made a splash in Whitman’s theater community with the premiere of his original play Droopy Drawers. The play centers around young man Peter as his attempts to achieve...

Illustration by Meg Cuca

Dear Mom: An advice column

Dear Mom, Opinion Writer October 13, 2016

Dear Mom,  My Anderson roommate threw up a Taq burrito on my desk and rock collection. They haven’t cleaned it up. Do I need to clean it up or should they do it since they were the one that threw...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Instant Play Festival throws together a spectacular show

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor September 29, 2016

For the ninth year since its inception, the Instant Play Festival kicked off the 2016-2017 Whitman theatrical season in style, with students showcasing their hastily constructed and quality-made short...

Pio Picks: Week of Oct. 15

Martina Pansze October 15, 2015

Performance of Butt Kapinski, an interactive mystery/comedy play: Oct. 16 & 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Gesa Powerhouse, 111 N 6th Ave.   JeanLouis Tripp & François Lapierre Drawing Concert...

One Acts Exhibit Power of Whitman Unity

One Acts Exhibit Power of Whitman Unity

Adam Heymann February 13, 2014

Have you ever noticed the correlation between the fun you have and the fun you see others having? For example, let's say you're sitting in the middle of a lecture, and the person on your right is falling...

Don Jon Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

‘Don Jon’ Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

Nathan Fisher October 3, 2013
At first glance, "Don Jon" looks like just your average movie about a porn-addicted Joisey boy. Take a deeper look however and it reveals more about the human spirit than just a plethora of naked and writhing bodies.
The characters Anna and Mrs. Von Don at the Little Theater of Walla Walla during a recent rehearsal.  Photos by Marlena Sloss.

Little Theatre of Walla Walla Features New Adaptation of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

Emma Dahl April 4, 2013
The Little Theatre of Walla Walla breathes life into an old tale.

Nascar insitutes minimum BAC level

Kyle Seasly October 18, 2012
Shakespeare once said that alcohol “provokes the desire but ... takes away the performance.” I don't know what he was talking about there, but obviously Shakespeare didn't think about NASCAR when he said that it would take away from the performance.

‘Trelawny’ whirls into Harper Joy with love, intrigue, hoop skirts

Clara Bartlett May 3, 2012
From Thursday, May 3 through Sunday, May 6, Harper Joy Theatre presents "Trelawny" on the Alexander Stage, adapted from Sir Arthur Pinero's "Trelawny." The performance will be repeated again during Commencement Weekend, from Thursday, May 17 through Saturday, May 19.

Harper Joy throws wild ‘Birthday Party’

Mallory Martin April 12, 2012
Running through Sunday, April 15, Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party" brings a mix of humor, menace, mayhem and student originality to Harper Joy Theater.

One-Acts depict innovative visions of love, apocalypse

caitlinhardee February 9, 2012
Senior Thomas Knook swore in frustration Harper Joy's "Black Box" as the actor struggled to enter gun-first through the curtains. The rifle muzzle appeared under the curtain hem and began inching forward.
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