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A cappella groups welcome new members and new safety adaptations

Leo Polk , A&E Reporter February 25, 2021

Whitman’s three a cappella groups Schwa, Sirens and The Testostertones (T-Tones) are adapting to new kinds of rehearsals this semester. Each group at Whitman has found that the very nature of singing...

Senior Serina Vue sings a solo with a capella group Schwa.

WEB Winter Wonderland: Skating and singing into the season

Sienna Axe , A&E Reporter December 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the platform outside of Cordiner Hall was turned into a winter wonderland — WEB’s Winter Wonderland, to be exact. Between hot drinks, ice skating and performances from Whitman’s...

Singing into a New Year

Singing into a New Year

Emma Cooper October 15, 2015

This year Whitman's three a cappella groups are starting the school year with new goals and new plans. On Monday, Sept. 5, at 7:00 p.m. all three Whitman a cappella groups performed in the Reid coffeehouse. Each...

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

Nathan Fisher October 11, 2012

After a grueling and rather unpleasant week of midterms, I escaped to the theater for a good pick-me-up and a mindless movie. My fried brain needed something predictable, silly and fun. Believe it or...

10 Facts about Whitman’s Schwa

Molly Johanson December 1, 2011

1. Schwa is Whitman's co-ed a capella group. There are currently 16 members. 2. The group holds tryouts every fall. Depending on demand, it may also hold auditions in the spring. 3. Members arrange all...

Credit: Catie Bergman

Whitman a cappella groups join forces for charity

caitlinhardee October 27, 2011

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Whitman's three a cappella groups united to fill Cordiner with the wonders of the human voice. The all-female Sirens of Swank joined the co-ed group Schwa, the all-male Testostertones...

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