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kellydouglas

March 11, 2010

What’s in a name? Whitman College has name in common with residential college at Princeton

Jocelyn Richard

March 11, 2010

President Bridges met with Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman last week during a trip across the country. In addition to discussing the economy and interdisciplinary studies, the colleagues spoke as part of a conversation about the establishment of a residential college at Princeton that...

NFL Combine heros

allancrum

March 11, 2010

Whitman men’s tennis look to continue win streak

Whitman men’s tennis look to continue win streak

lindsayfairchild

March 11, 2010

This weekend, Whitman men's tennis took on Willamette University and Lewis and Clark College on the outdoor courts. Whitman: who came into these matches ranked 25th nationally and sixth regionally: increased their Northwest Conference win streak to 55 after besting both Willamette, 7-2, and Lewis and Clark, 9-0. On Sa...

Whitman men and women open up golf season

bidnamlee

March 11, 2010

This past weekend, both the Whitman men's and women's golf teams traveled to Moses Lake, Wash. to play in a three-team match against Whitworth University and North Idaho College, opening up their respective spring seasons. Both teams finished third despite some impressive individual performances. The...

Freedoms granted to actors create artistic opportunities

Freedoms granted to actors create artistic opportunities

Ami Tian

March 10, 2010

The story of Harper Joy Theatre's recent "Around in the World in 80 Days" in certain ways encapsulated the experience of putting on a play: Five kids break into the attic of a museum with the intention of hanging out there, but find themselves crafting a setting and a story from the surrounding objects based on Jul...

FACE, Vox team up for biennial production of ‘A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer’

Liz Sieng

March 10, 2010

Last week, Feminists Advocating Change & Empowerment and Voices of Planned of Parenthood held their annual V-Day Campaign event with the theater production "A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer." Composed of monologues gathered by the V-Day founder and author of 'The Vagina Monologues," Eve...

Music video meltdown: Prepubescent birthday edition

Music video meltdown: Prepubescent birthday edition

Becquer Medak-Seguin

March 10, 2010

"BABY" JUSTIN BIEBER FEAT. LUDACRIS Video released Feb. 19, 2010 From My World 2.0 (2010, Island) DIR: Ray Kay To celebrate his super sweet 16 b-day, prepubescent (don't worry, ladies, it'll happen next year) hip-hopper Justin Bieber leads us off with his video "Baby." Apparently, ...

Joanna Newsom’s monstrous ‘Have One On Me’ feels like work, doesn’t justify its incredible length

Andrew Hall

March 10, 2010

Joanna Newsom's third album, Have One On Me, is a behemoth. It's a '70s-style triple album, in the spirit of George Harrison's All Things Must Pass: one that spans over two hours across its three discs and 18 songs, many of which break the eight minute mark. Its songs are dense, sprawling and rarely w...

Testostertones record new album, strive to take music to next level

Testostertones record new album, strive to take music to next level

caitlinhardee

March 10, 2010

As February rolled into March, the sun was shining, the flowers budding, but the Testostertones were not outside to see it. The members of Whitman's all-male a cappella group were sequestered below ground in a makeshift basement studio, bringing their own project to life. For the first time in s...

Raymond Chandler’s detective story, ‘The Little Sister,’ remarkable for its introspection

Ellie Gold

March 10, 2010

The Little Sister Raymond Chandler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - 1949 250 pages Okay, I'll admit it: The reason I'm reviewing "The Little Sister" is because I'm completely obsessed with Raymond Chandler. How could I not be? The man basically created an entire literary genre, or at least, he gave...

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