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Artwork featured in Collen Bokens 19 exhibition Perspectives: Binaries in Disruption vary in medium and were all created by queer Whitman alumni.

Art Projects Explore Queer Experiences

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor April 19, 2018

This year’s David Nord Award, an annual prize given to students for projects addressing problems that queer communities face, went to junior Colleen Boken and alumna Anna Zheng. Each chose a creative...

Whitman Welcomes a New Sexual Assault Victims Advocate

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter September 22, 2016

Hailey Powers, Whitman’s new Sexual Assault Victims Advocate, will begin work on campus this week. Employed by the local YWCA, a sexual assault and domestic violence response organization with a branch...

Maia Watkins: Addressing Rape Culture

Maia Watkins: Addressing Rape Culture

Maia Watkins May 21, 2016

The following is an Op-Ed by junior Maia Watkins.  I’m Maia. You may know me as an artist, as a bread baker, the student that spammed the community listserv with Bernie emails, a cyclist, photographer,...

DaMa Opens “Woman in Art”

Allison Hall, Staff Writer May 5, 2016
Juniors Lauren Benedict and Maia Watkins took part in an event to combat an all-too overlooked facet of feminism: the underrepresentation of women in the art world.
Maia Watkins 17 displays her photographs in Fouts Center for the Visual Arts. Photo by Emily Volpert.

Diversity dialogue continues in art

Linnaea Weld October 23, 2014

While the initial upset to the findings on Whitman's economic diversity have died down, sophomore Maia Watkins has recently installed an art piece in the Fouts Center for the Visual Arts. Installed last...

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