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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Lit Review: “The Great American Dirtbags”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor February 4, 2016
In “The Dirtbag Manifesto,” Mehall tells the story of how he came to be a “born-again dirtbag.”

Increased social awareness leads to reconsideration of childhood literary love

Anuradha Lingappa November 20, 2014
I just saw a determined woman struggling to succeed in a crumbling, backwards society. I didn’t think to question the book’s glorification of rape and slavery, even though they now seem like such blatant underpinnings of the novel.

Whitman Faculty, Staff Members Receive Recognition

Josephine Adamski March 6, 2014
Whitman professors, faculty and staff are often honored for their hard work throughout the year. Three of Whitman's faculty and staff members, featured here, have recently received huge acknowledgements of their projects and accomplishments.

I Still Love H.E.R.: Common and Extended Metaphor

Matt Raymond March 8, 2013
Matt Raymond explores the use of metaphor in music, asking the question, "Is metaphor an aspect of something writers might call “style”, or is it just something we do?"
Kendrick Lamar Demands Trust in Good Kid, m.A.A.d City

Kendrick Lamar Demands Trust in “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City”

Matt Raymond January 31, 2013

Good Kid, m.A.A.d City represents Compton, but its aesthetic and mood have little to do with G-Funk. The glorified luster of gang life is absent from Kendrick Lamar's first major-label album; the lyrics...

Visiting Writers Reading Series welcomes pair of celebrated poets to campus

Alex Hagen April 12, 2012
On Thursday, April 12, the next installment of Whitman's Visiting Writers Reading Series will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Kimball Auditorium. The event will feature readings from Suzanne Buffam and Srikanth Reddy, both of whom teach at the University of Chicago in addition to writing and publishing poetry and other works.
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