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WEB Winter Wonderland: Skating and singing into the season

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 a capella groups, the event had something for everyone attending.  This is the first time WEB has been able to ...

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 of the three a cappella groups performed songs. The Testostertones are an all-male...

Singing misfits spew chunks and humor in “Pitch Perfect”

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 not, "Pitch Perfect"––that's right, the a cappella version of "Glee"––hit the spot! "Pitch Perfect" follows Beca (Anna Kendrick ...

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 of their own songs, except for a few traditional holiday songs. 4. The group participates in the...

Whitman a cappella groups join forces for charity

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 and senior slam poet Dujie Tahat in a charity concert, organized by the Student Health Advisory...

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