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Reading for class, reading for joy

Emma Foley, Feature Reporter November 11, 2021

Bring up “Percy Jackson'' to a group of college students. If they’re anything like me, you’ll rouse memories of curling up with “The Lightning Thief” during free-reading time in elementary school...

Illustration by Lily Buller.

Representation, reading and connection in a digital age: Whitman Storytime Program hosts “The Power of Story” lecture

Mo Dow , A&E Reporter April 15, 2021

Libraries, psychology and advocacy found an intersection on Monday, April 5 when Whitman's Storytime Program hosted a Zoom discussion about children’s literature and reading aloud entitled “The Power...

Illustration by Eric Rannestad

The Lever Press rolls out

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter January 30, 2017

As the prices of academic journals skyrocket and publishing conglomerates are increasingly favoring works that appeal to large research institutions, librarians from liberal arts colleges across the...

Alex Dimitrov reading at the Visiting Writers Series event at the end of September. Photo by Lone Fullerton.

Visiting Writers, Lasting Lessons

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer October 7, 2015
The upcoming VWRS events will span many different disciplines.

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Melina Hughes April 24, 2014

Name: Harper Collins Physical age: 22 Metaphorical age: 187 Gender: Non-fiction Female Looking for: Fictional Male, preferably tall, dark and handsome with an air of mystery. Deal-breakers:...

E-Books Versus Print Books

E-Books Versus Print Books

Kaili Masamoto November 29, 2012

Junior Nick Budak began his personal e-book journey only about a month ago, yet he is already a convert––for him, there is no turning back to the days of ordinary print books. A friend lent him...

The Visiting Writers Reading Series Returns

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula September 26, 2012

This week marks the return of Whitman's Visiting Writers Reading Series, a tradition inspired by Professor Katrina Roberts. "It seemed to me crucial when I arrived at Whitman over a decade ago to...

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