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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Whitman’s Jazz Ensemble takes audience on musical journey in fall recital

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter November 17, 2022

Do you like jazz? The Whitman College Department of Music held their jazz concert on Nov. 12 in Chism Hall. Doors opened at 6:30 p.m. for students, friends and faculty who braved the cold and took their...

5 ways to find players for your tabletop campaign if talking to people scares you

Sammy Fitts, Pining for the female-presenting Maxey Demon September 30, 2021

You want to join a Dungeons & Dragons game but no one wants you. Well, you’ve never asked anyone to join, but no one’s approached you which 100% means no one wants you. So you do what everyone...

Photo by Nikki Antenucci.

Off the Record

Daniel Kim November 6, 2014

Two weeks ago a new band popped up on campus whose three performances all drew big crowds. The band, named Off the Record, is the two-piece project of senior Maya Abramson and Writing Support Specialist...

The Music Department presents Fridays at Four

The Music Department presents Fridays at Four

Geoffrey Leach October 3, 2014

If you're looking for something to do between your last class and an early dinner on Friday, start your weekend on a good note and go to Kimball Theatre. Fridays at Four provides a variety of free concerts...

Sabbaticals Benefit Students, Faculty Alike

Sabbaticals Benefit Students, Faculty Alike

Helen Angell March 13, 2014
The sabbatical program is an essential part of the Whitman College faculty’s ongoing professional development and provides numerous benefits—not only to the individual professor, but also to her or his students and to the entire Whitman community.

Skier qualifies for Winter Olympics

Peter Clark February 14, 2013
While the Virgin Islands may not be known for producing Olympic skiers, one Whitman student is an exception to the trend. Junior Jazz Campbell, a member of the club ski team at Whitman, recently qualified to represent the Virgin Islands in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Whittie father-son duo forms heart of Seattle jazz band

Alex Hagen December 1, 2011
If you've attended a Coffeehouse concert at Reid at some point over the past few years, chances are you've heard the music of Ranger and the Re-Arrangers, a band founded by violinist Ranger Sciacca '09 and his father Michael on rhythm guitar.

KWCW Show of the Week

The Editors September 29, 2011

'Lewis, Latin, and Licorice Sticks' Let the "Lovely Ladies of Jazz," Amalia and Rachel, spirit you away to a world of Louis Armstrong, Latin phrases and . . . Aslan. Step right on through the wardrobe...

Credit: Marie von Hafften

New professor Dr. Douglas Scarborough brings passion for jazz to Whitman

Mallory Martin September 15, 2011
Whitman welcomes former visiting jazz professor Dr. Douglas Scarborough as a permanent addition to the music department. Dr. Scarborough discusses his plans for the future.

Students of Jazz Ensemble, Workshop seize musical opportunities

C.J. Wisler November 1, 2010

Credit-based music classes Jazz Ensembles I and II have provided students with unique, musical class courses for decades.   Professor David Glenn, who came to Whitman in the fall of 1989, helped bring...

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