Whitman Wire

Wire Watch: Week of February 1

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under A&E

The History of Animation: Thursday, February 1 at 4 p.m. in Fouts 201, experimental animator Mariam Eqbal will give a lecture on the history of animation, as well as on her own work. She will also give an animation workshop on Saturday, February 3 from 10 am-4 pm. There is room for 15 participants, wh...

Faculty Art Show Features Kitchenware Sculpture, Scientific Studies, Foam Ice Cap

Faculty Art Show Features Kitchenware Sculpture, Scientific Studies, Foam Ice Cap

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Sheehan Gallery now hosts a rare opportunity to experience art by all of the Whitman studio art department faculty in one space. This Whitman Studio Art Department Faculty Exhibition opened on January 22 and will remain up until April 6. The exhibition features works by professors working with...

“Baby Driver” Soundtrack Drives Film

“Baby Driver” Soundtrack Drives Film

Alasdair Padman, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

"Baby Driver” is an action-driven film with no time for character development: a technically perfect example of its genre. It is also a masterful blend of music and movement—the synchronicity of the two, giving that much more life to this grim noir world. So how does Edgar Wright, director of a nu...

Sheehan Gallery Renovations Give Artists More Options

Sheehan Gallery Renovations Give Artists More Options

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

September 9, 2017


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Sheehan Gallery has undergone various renovations for safety reasons and also in order to open the possibilities for artists displaying their work in the space.

“Collected Life of Ikune Sawada” ceramic collection comes to Sheehan Gallery

“Collected Life of Ikune Sawada” ceramic collection comes to Sheehan Gallery

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

There is a sense of beauty and serenity to be found between the walls of the Sheehan Gallery where a new exhibition, “The Collected Life of Ikune Sawada,” has been installed. On display from Jan. 23 to April 7, the exhibition features ceramics that Sawada, a well-known painter and collector of ceramics,...

Waitsburg Weighs In on Nestle, Declines Offer

Kate Grumbles, News Reporter

September 15, 2016


Filed under Community, NEWS

The Nestle America company will not build a $50 million water bottling plant in Waitsburg. Nestle’s proposed project would have tapped Waitsburg’s water supply, using around 150 million gallons of Waitsburg’s spring and well water. The company had offered to build a bottling plant that would provide 50 j...

ASWC’s Plans for This Year

Georgia Lyon, News Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under ASWC, NEWS

ASWC is back and on track to explore new policies with a group of people who have a variety of talents and experiences. This academic year, The Associated Student of Whitman College (ASWC) intends to address issues related to inclusion, communication and efficiency. Throughout the year, ASWC wil...

IPECC Rallies Against Dakota Access Pipeline

IPECC Rallies Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Andy Monserud, News Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Community, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, Politics

Whitman’s Indigenous People’s Education and Culture Club (IPECC) held a rally at the steps of Penrose Library Tuesday evening in solidarity with protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Reservation in North and South Dakota. IPECC members, community members and Whitman facul...

Who Rules the School? Trustees and Transparency

Lachlan Johnson

February 4, 2016


Filed under NEWS

This week a small group of powerful people will meet behind closed doors to decide the future of Whitman College, as the Board of Trustees hold one of their three annual meetings.

Financial aid cuts leave some students short

Lane Barton

September 17, 2015


Filed under NEWS

While Whitman's aid process works for most people, as evidenced by the relatively low average debt with which students leave, it does not work for all. Unusual family circumstances can result in students' aid being cut during their later years in college, when it is more difficult to transfer both emotionally and academically.

Hindsight 9.17.2015

September 17, 2015


Filed under NEWS

September 12th, 2015 Tens of thousands of Europeans held rallies in major cities across the continent urging their leaders to act quickly and decisively to accommodate hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing the Syrian Civil War and instability in the Middle East. The refugee crisis in Europ...

Pio Past: Wallballers bounce back

September 17, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Originally published Feb. 19, 1998 It was the quietest game of wallball ever. Avid wallball players celebrated in front of Cordiner in near silence Tuesday during the midnight hour after security confrontations threatened their weekly ritual. Security told Wallballers on Monday, February 9 at midnight that their sport was banned due to noise complaints from community members and damage concerns from the physical plant.

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