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Theatre Department’s Unique “Echo Chamber” Project Breaks Boundaries

April 6, 2017

Turning frustration and disagreement into a compelling and powerful theater production was Whitman student Lud Brito’s project in putting together “Echo Chamber.” The production is a play that utilizes...

“Art of the Deal” movie mocks Trump’s crass side

Illustration by Claire Revere
November 3, 2016

Political humor is at its most bizarre in the Funny or Die production, “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie.” The film, released on Feb. 10, 2016, is a parody that highlights the absurdity...

Cryptid and BSU partner for Day of Action

April 9, 2015

Cryptid Apparel, a student-run printing collective, and Whitman's Black Student Union (BSU) are organizing a day of action on police violence and modern racism to take place on Sunday, April 12. By using...

Seniors seek to secure careers

April 9, 2015

Full-time employment is a challenge for many students, but a few lucky seniors in this year's graduating class have already secured prestigious jobs. Most Whitman graduates move to Seattle, Portland...

Pio Past: Whitman announces Cronin’s replacement

April 9, 2015

Originally published Nov. 11, 2004 By Meghan Bunch Whitman announces Cronin's replacement After 2,643 e-mails traded between the two chairs of the search committee, the presidential search is...

Statement on convocation from President’s Office draws skeptical response from faculty

November 6, 2014

In an email sent to members of the student religious group Hillel-Shalom on Oct. 24, President George Bridges asked members to help create "a set of principles" for future convocation speeches. His email...

Board of Trustees’ meetings remain confidential

Board of Trustees' meetings remain confidential
November 6, 2014

Infographic by Julie Peterson. At each of their three annual meetings, the Board of Trustees makes decisions that direct the future of the college. However, meetings of the Board of Trustees and the...

Board of Trustees Profiles

November 6, 2014

Brad McMurchie Year of graduation: 1984 Lives in: Portland, Ore. Current/former jobs: President of Tumac Lumber Co. since at least 2000, served as the president of several other lumber corporations...

How are trustees chosen?

How are trustees chosen?
November 6, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. The Whitman College Board of Trustees will meet for the first of its three annual meetings this Wednesday, Nov. 5 through Friday, Nov. 7. While the board holds...

Horror movies scare with lack of story

Horror movies scare with lack of  story
November 6, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. After Halloween last week, I was reminded how much I hate being scared and how the horror movie genre is the worst.  Nothing (and I mean nothing) about horror...

‘Eurydice’ Set to Create Other-wordly Atmosphere

'Eurydice' Set to Create Other-wordly Atmosphere
April 17, 2014

The most recent production at Harper Joy Theater, "Eurydice" by Sarah Ruhl, is the classical Greek story of Orpheus's descent into the underworld, but from his wife Eurydice's point of view. According...

Senior Art Theses Experiment with Medium, Message

Photo by Allie Felt
April 10, 2014

Each year, the senior art majors at Whitman College each produce an art project as the culmination of his or her focus throughout senior year, which is then exhibited at galleries on campus. This...

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