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Spotlight on a Visiting Professor: Zachary Campbell

Photo by Gokay Abaci
September 28, 2017

Whitman has gained another visiting professor teaching in the arts this year. Professor Zachary Campbell is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies and Rhetoric who taught at DePaul University...

Spotlight on A&E Related Internships

Spotlight on A&E Related Internships
September 2, 2017

Coming out of internship season, the Wire sat down with three students who participated in internships that involved film this past summer. Allison Hall, a junior film and media studies major, interned...

An Interactive Podcast about the Latest Movies and Everything Film

An Interactive Podcast about the Latest Movies and Everything Film
Senior Evan Martin, a Film and Media Studies major, combines three things he loves—film, music and improv—to create a podcast about film that has something in it for everyone.
April 14, 2016
Senior Evan Martin, a Film and Media Studies major, combines three things he loves—film, music and improv—to create a podcast about film that has something in it for everyone.

Senior John Lee Creates Whitman’s Own Sitcom

"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.
April 7, 2016
"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.

Whitman Hosts Film Festival Branch

(Left to right) Emma casley, Noelle butler, Meg Logue and John Lee. Photo contributed by Jonh Lee.
October 15, 2015
This year is the first that The Tri-Cities International Film Festival (TRIFI) has screened a branch at Whitman.

Entire Class of 2017 Declares Film and Media Studies Major

April 3, 2014

In the Gen-Y era in which post-modern careers and alternative lifestyles are king, changes to the academia of Whitman College are inevitable, and they have finally hit. This year's first-year class, bored...

Media Studies Professor’s Departure Raises Questions About Hiring Process

Media Studies Professor's Departure Raises Questions About Hiring Process
December 12, 2013

Whitman College has hired Tarik Elseewi as the new tenure-track assistant professor of film and media studies beginning in the fall semester of 2014. The administration's choice, however, has been...

Alternate Universe Spells Trouble

Alternate Universe Spells Trouble
September 26, 2013

"Harry Potter" is baaack!!!!! Okay, not quite, but my assignment this week was to check out Warner Brothers' recently announced upcoming series heading to the big screen about the world of magic and...

Rhetoric and Media studies split allows expansion of interdisciplinary courses, greater student specialization

February 2, 2012

Josh Goodman contributed reporting. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Whitman faculty voted to split the Rhetoric and Media Studies Department into two new departments. The change is effective immediately....

Faculty votes to split RMS into 2 departments

January 26, 2012

Shelly Le contributed reporting. The faculty voted Wednesday, Jan. 25 to split the Rhetoric and Media Studies Department into two new departments with three majors. Film and Media Studies will be a...

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