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“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:

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...

KWCW Show of the Week: “Radio Wrongthink”

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer February 23, 2017

Diversity of thought is the focus of "Radio Wrongthink," sophomore Emma Philbrook's contribution to KWCW talk radio. Controversial topics and challenging ideas are plentiful in this unconventional show,...

KWCW Show of the Week:

KWCW Show of the Week: “The Revolver Yoga Hour”

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer December 1, 2016

Yoga instruction, philosophy and a little bit of music are all brought together in “The Revolver Yoga Hour,” a KWCW show hosted by community member and alumnus Court Morgan ‘07. The show focuses...

KWCW Show of the Week:

KWCW Show of the Week: “A Changing Tide: The Presidency, Past and Present (A Philosophical Investigation)”

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor October 20, 2016

According to the hosts of “A Changing Tide: The Presidency, Past and Present (A Philosophical Investigation),” senior economics and psychology major Trevor Press and senior philosophy major Zach Turner,...

KWCW Show of the Week: Mossy Tentacles

Martina Pansze, Managing Editor September 29, 2016

The fall mornings seem to be getting a bit chillier every day, but you can warm up and prepare for your week with the radio show “Mossy Tentacles.” Hosted by senior Art History and Visual Culture Studies...

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

Catherine Fisher, Staff Writer September 15, 2016

Looking up at the KWCW banner on the mezzanine floor of Reid Campus Center, one might wonder how the DJs even reach this seemingly inaccessible station. In reality, it’s quite easy to reach the KWCW...

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