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White Smoke Billows Out of the Climbing Gym; Crowds Eagerly Await Announcement of next Rock Pope

Anthony Reale, Mickey Shin's Cheez-It Fetish February 8, 2018

The Whitman College climbing gym eagerly awaits the announcement of the Rock Pope after the characteristic white smoke and scent of armpits wafted out of the climbing gym Tuesday. This occurrence was...

The Best Tracks on “Lemonade”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor April 28, 2016
Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.

KWCW Show of the Week

Daniel Kim May 7, 2015

Show Title: 'Carry The Zero'' Time: Tuesday 10-12 p.m. Hosts: Jenna Rolle Ever wanted to learn about the subgenres of rock 'n' roll and its artists as well as the political implications of their music?...

Soundtrack of My Life: Professor David Schmitz

Adam Heymann November 21, 2013

It is a gift for any music lover to live around New York City. A hub of musical innovation, New York City has been an incubator for great jazz at Blue Note Jazz Club, while punk and new wave made their...

College students from all over the Pacific Northwest gathered at the Whitman College Climbing Center for the Sweet Onion Crank climbing festival last weekend. Photos by Catie Bergman.

Climbers from All Over the Northwest Hit the Climbing Wall for the Sweet Onion Crank

Kyle Howe May 2, 2013

Last Saturday, climbers from all over the Pacific Northwest arrived at Whitman for the annual Sweet Onion Crank climbing competition. The Crank allows climbers of all skills to participate in the competition...

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

caitlinhardee May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be...

Credit Faith Bernstein

Dabbles in Bloom brings diversity in life, music to campus

caitlinhardee September 22, 2011

At the crossroads of culture and musical styles thrives a campus band known as Dabbles in Bloom. The foursome is composed of two Whitman seniors––lead vocalist and guitarist, Adriel Borshansky and...

Whitman rockers Plateau build success on the road

caitlinhardee September 8, 2011

For most Whitties, September is time to settle down in Walla Walla, but for resident rockers Plateau, life on the road rages on. The Pioneer called the band members as they were heading to a Friday concert...

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