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Sherman Alexie amuses, enthralls at Cordiner appearance

Andy Monserud

October 3, 2014

Sherman Alexie, the author of Whitman's 2014 summer reading book, "Reservation Blues," came to campus Wednesday, Oct. 1. He delivered a speech to a packed house in Cordiner Hall, which consisted of Whitman and Walla Walla community members as well as members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian...

Faculty Panel Kicks Off Discussions of ‘Reservation Blues’

Faculty Panel Kicks Off Discussions of ‘Reservation Blues’

Andy Monserud

September 11, 2014

Among the chaos of move-in and the preparation for classes, Whitman hosted its annual summer reading panel in Cordiner Hall on Aug. 31. Professors Laura Ferguson, Nick Bader and Christopher Leise of the History, Geology and English departments, respectively, discussed their takes on Sherman Alexie's 1...

Bridges Picks ‘Reservation Blues’ for Summer Reading

Andy Monserud

April 10, 2014

Another in a series of "lasts" for President George Bridges came over spring break, when the Whitman Office of Communications announced his choice for this year's summer reading, "Reservation Blues" by Sherman Alexie. The office also announced that Alexie will visit campus on October 1 and 2 to give...

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