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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Review: At long last, Varsity Nordic returned to the stage

Review: At long last, Varsity Nordic returned to the stage

Elise Sanders, Campus Life Reporter September 23, 2021

A laptop was at the entrance, greeting the long line into the auditorium with a check-in. Students meandered into a packed Olin Auditorium, finding their friends and debating on where to sit, or stand,...

Life After Whitman; Whitties in Walla Walla

Sylvie Corwin, Staff Reporter September 24, 2018

Graduation day, for many Whitman students, is not the end of living and working in Walla Walla or at Whitman. Every year some alumni stay in, or return to, Walla Walla. “When my class graduated people...

Annual Dance Series Features Guest Artists

Annual Dance Series Features Guest Artists

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

The Spring Studio Dance Series at Harper Joy Theatre has seen a plurality of visiting artists perform. Ranging in theme and subject, the annual series is rapidly becoming a venue for experimental dance...

Michelle Janning playing the piano: Neal Christopherson playing the guitar in the middle.

Creativity Outside the Classroom: Spotlight on Staff and Faculty Musicians

Zoe Brown, Staff Reporter April 5, 2018

Outside of the music department at Whitman, there are many staff and faculty members with incredible musical talent. On Sunday, March 25, two of these musicians, Professor of Sociology Michelle Janning...

Walla Wallas Got Talent: A New Tradition

Walla Walla’s Got Talent: A New Tradition

Zoe Brown, Staff Reporter March 8, 2018

Whitman students and Walla Walla community members alike gathered in Cordiner Hall on Friday, March 2 for Kappa Alpha Theta’s annual philanthropy event, Walla Walla’s Got Talent. The event is a...

Go On dance recital invites collaboration between guest artist, instructors, students

“Go On” dance recital invites collaboration between guest artist, instructors, students

Megan Hearst November 12, 2015

After months of hard work, the dance department’s annual recital, this year titled "Go On," has come to fruition. The process, which began with auditions in September, culminates in the performance at...

From left to right, Kinsey White 15, Sam Adler 15, Reid Watson 17, Hannah Davenport 16 (sitting), Jo Canino 17, and Roxanne Stathos 17 amuse their audience. Photo by Annabelle Marcovici.

Campus improv team welcomes new members

James Kennedy October 16, 2014
Newcomer Sam Adler always wanted to try theatre-based activities at Whitman and newbie Roxanne Stathos brings her acting talent and skill in accents to the team. In a performance last week, both members skillfully jumped in to a long-form piece.

Music Majors Commit In and Out of the Classroom

Serena Runyan October 3, 2013
Learn about the busy lives of several music majors on campus.

‘Noises Off’ comes to Harper Joy

Mallory Martin October 18, 2012
"Noises Off," a farce by Michael Frayn, is the latest production to hit the Harper Joy stage.

Local performers get stage time at cantina

Hannah Bartman September 27, 2012

Strolling down Main Street and looking in the quaint boutiques of Walla Walla, one would be surprised to find out that there are battles raging just a mile from the Whitman College campus. However, these...

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