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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

“Phantom of Chism” returns just to tell sophomore to stfu

Carmel Stephan, pivoting to CS November 3, 2022

As some of you may recall, the last time "Phantom of Chism" (the bargain bin version of "Phantom of the Opera") made an appearance in the Hall of Music was last year after the Opera Workshop’s production...

Illustration by Kai Bowen.

Opera student disappears after last week’s performance, note left by phantom of Chism.

Carmel Stephan, at this point just a mop of dry, brittle hair February 17, 2022

Now some of you may not know, but in the rafters of the music building lurks the Phantom of Chism. An ageless man of about 6 and a half feet, he wears a cape of heavy wool and gold lamè lining and smells...

Hansel and Gretel opera soars with the Whitman music department

“Hansel and Gretel” opera soars with the Whitman music department

Diana Issa, Campus Life Reporter February 10, 2022

On Friday, Feb. 4, the college's music department presented their brand new opera workshop, “Hansel And Gretel.” The show was cancelled last semester due to COVID-19, but now in the beginning of the...

Olivia Coakley (2017), Jack Wheeler (2017), Caitlyn Yoshina (2015) rehearsing for the show.

Student opera class showcases singing skills

Daniel Kim December 4, 2014

Today, Thursday, Dec. 3, students in Whitman's opera class will be showcasing their talents. The showcase takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Chism Hall and is the culmination of a semester's worth of work with...

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