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Rocky Horror Picture Show: “Don’t dream it, be it”

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter September 22, 2022

For one night every year, Whitman College takes part in a tradition that has reached the whole world. On this night, the beloved "Rocky Horror Picture Show" is played and widely enjoyed for its celebration...

On intimacy and being in love with your friends

May 8, 2020

When I was visiting a close friend of mine during break, on my second day in North Dakota — the second-coldest state in the U.S. — my friend and I went to the supermarket together to buy groceries...

Photo by Caroline Arya

KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor October 4, 2017
"We're Black, We're Queer, We're Here" brings the intersectionality of race and sexuality to KWCW radio.

Board of Trustees Meets to Address Diversity, Divestment

Sam Grainger-Shuba February 13, 2014

Whitman's Board of Trustees meets four times each year to discuss the state of the college. This Thursday and Friday, Feb. 6 and 7, they met again to discuss divestment and diversity. Due to student...

A Dangerous Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

Sarah Cornett September 19, 2013

Writer Mia McKenzie challenged students in a performance of readings and conscience-raising on Friday, Sept. 13, in a packed Reid Campus Center Coffeehouse. McKenzie discussed what it means to be an ally...

Illustration by Eduardo Vazquez

‘Bang With Friends’ Will Revolutionize Sex

Maggie Mae Lemaris April 11, 2013

Bang With Friends, a Facebook-linked website that took only two hours to code, has the potential to change sex forever. I would even go so far as to argue that Bang With Friends is the most innovative...

Is America Ready for a Gay Athlete?

Dylan Snyder April 7, 2013

Note: Before I even begin this piece I would like to acknowledge the fact that this may be seen as a point of contention. I would like to say that I in no way mean any offense to anyone and apologize in...

Credit: Allie Felt

‘The Altruists’ explores themes of sexuality, social protest

Clara Bartlett November 10, 2011

From Wednesday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 13, "The Altruists," directed by senior theatre major Sarah Wright, will be performed in the Freimann Studio Theatre of Harper Joy. The title of the...

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