Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

The Shocking Downfall of A Campus Celebrity

Arham Khan, Lorekeeper-in-Chief February 22, 2024

In the ethereal dreamscape of Whitman’s Hall of Five Minutes of Fame, where the echoes of past glories resonate through the hallowed corridors, a fallen campus celebrity wanders alone. His name forgotten...

The current state of KWCW

Madelyn Jones, Feature Writer March 2, 2023

Anyone with an FM radio in the greater Walla Walla area can listen in to KWCW, and anyone can listen in online: helicopter parents, conservative grandparents or your best friend living in New York City....

How to celebrate Rocktober right

Conor Bartol, It’s rock-o-clock baby October 20, 2022

The following is transcribed from the local college radio: The month is nearly over, which means it’s time to rejoice with newfound fervor: that’s right, it’s ROCKtober, which means a nonstop,...

Illustration by Amelia Ebling.

What Whitman looks like at night

Bhavesh Gulrajani, Campus Life Reporter September 22, 2022

Whitman at night can include dark streets, loud cars and chilly winds. They can also be quiet and warm if you’re snuggled up inside. If you are outside and walking around on campus late at night, you...

Illustration by Paloma Link.

KWCW returns in full force to the studio

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor September 23, 2021

Tune into 90.5 in Walla Walla on any given day, and you might hear anything from a student joking around with their roommate to a Walla Walla community member passionately discussing their favorite...

“I don’t want it to die out”: Senior DJs reflect on the virtual state of KWCW

Zac Bentz, A&E Reporter April 9, 2021

Some of the class of 2021 has been able to spend their final semester before graduation surrounded by friends and faculty. However, for those who have spent their time carefully curating playlists for...

First years Ethan Tredwell and Koby Haigerty getting goofy in preperation for their KWCW show

Whitman’s One and Only Advice Radio Show

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor February 15, 2018

A blend of humor and well-meaning advice finds its home in the recently-started KWCW radio show “The Curl of the Burl.” Hosted by Koby Haigerty ’21 and Ethan Treadwell ’21, the show serves as...

KWCW Open Mic brings DJs Together

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter December 7, 2017

KWCW’s open mics allow members of the Whitman and Walla Walla communities to demonstrate their talents within an intimate space. On November 30, musicians, comedians and poets took their place in Kimball...

Jane Kern (left) and Megan Gleason (right) recording their Harry Potter themed show,  Witching Hour, on KWCW

KWCW Spotlight: The Witching Hour

Varinia Balkins, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

Walla Walla’s one-and-only Harry Potter themed radio show airs right from Whitman’s very own KWCW radio. Sundays, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., seniors Megan Gleason and Jane Kern co-host Whitman’s...

Photo by Caroline Arya

KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor October 4, 2017
"We're Black, We're Queer, We're Here" brings the intersectionality of race and sexuality to KWCW radio.

Long-Running KWCW Shows

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor May 12, 2017

Despite its lengthy history at Whitman College, the KWCW radio station is, in a way, quite ephemeral. With the station adding and losing DJs each semester, the content and arrangement of material on the...

KWCW Show of the Week: i love love love you

KWCW Show of the Week: “i love love love you”

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

Hosted by senior Tara McCulloch, “i love love love you” spins love songs across a spectrum genres ranging from folk to jazz, all in an effort to showcase an eclectic blend of music and a new perspective...

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