Whitman Wire

Making headlines behind the scenes, not in front of cameras

Alex Hagen

October 11, 2012

As the Pio's Arts & Entertainment section editor, I feel personally responsible for educating our faithful readers about cultural events on and beyond Whitman's campus. As misguided as this sense of responsibility may be, I nonetheless feel the weight of the art world on my shoulders. So, what art...

U2’s “Free” Concert: You’re Doing it Wrong

Blair Hanley Frank

November 10, 2009

To celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago today, world-famous rock group U2 held a free concert at the Brandenburg Gate. Free, in this case, means that the tickets were free of charge, not that anyone could go and see the aforementioned concert. In fact, in a case of what I certainly hope...

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