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Game Night at Sweet Basil

Emma Cooper, Columnist

September 24, 2015

If you're looking for more than just pizza at Sweet Basil, Wednesday nights are the time for you. Sweet Basil hosts the Walla Walla Go Club (WWGC) game night each week on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. A few Whitman students, especially members of the Japanese club, have frequented Go Club. Go is an...

Sheehan Gallery Prepares to Open Mokuhanga Exhibit

James Kennedy

February 13, 2014

Creating art can take a lot of time and effort, but putting together a collection of art can take even longer. "Abstract American Mokuhanga," which opens in the Donald Sheehan Gallery next Wednesday, Feb. 19, has been years in the making. "This exhibition has probably been in the making for about...

Four days until I leave for Japan!

This past semester at Whitman, I studied not only Japanese language, but also chanoyu (tea ceremony) and Japanese Art and Aesthetics. Here I am dressed in kimono for a chanoyu demonstration.

Karin Tompkins

May 28, 2012

Welcome to my blog, friends, family, and interested parties. I depart for Japan in a little less than a week, so I decided to kick off the blog with a short personal introduction as well as an overview of my summer study abroad program.   I am a twenty-year-old Whitman College junior (soon to...

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