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Dance minors celebrate movement on Zoom

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter

October 8, 2020

Although Whitman College is not a dance school, there are still a good number of Whitman students who are involved with dance on campus, be it by taking dance classes, pursuing a dance minor or being involved in student dance groups. However, with the shift to online learning, many dancers have struggled to ...

Another Opinion on Aziz Ansari Allegations

India Flinchum

January 25, 2018

Aziz Ansari is not guilty of sexual harassment; he’s guilty of being a poor listener and a bad feminist. Grace (his date), is guilty of passivity and apathy during a time that called for strength. Grace relinquished control and autonomy to a that man that she (and the United States) expected more fro...

An opinion on Aziz Ansari Allegations

Illustration by Abby Takahashi

Rina Cakrani, Columnist

January 25, 2018

Aziz Ansari has faced a lot of criticism regarding his alleged sexual misconduct, and new reports from the night of the event that have sparked a lot of conversation in the media about the extent to which his actions could be considered sexual assault. The event has to do with a dinner date in which a woma...

“SPACING” Melds Movement with Meaning

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

This year, “SPACING,” the Whitman Dance department's fall dance performance, wove elements of music, voice and language through abstract movement. The performance, which ran from Nov. 9 to 12, was composed of four pieces choreographed by New York-based guest artist Katy Pyle and by Whitman faculty...

Luz Rivera captivates, inspires during lecture about social change in Mexico

Credit: Marin Axtell

Dylan Tull

November 17, 2011

Not since the Vietnam era have social grassroots movements been featured as prominently in the world media as right now, as evidenced by the coverage of Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring. Activist Luz Rivera spoke to the same goal of common people leading social change on Friday, Nov. 11, using...

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