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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Students Shine in the Stevens Gallery Fall Exhibit

Students Shine in the Stevens Gallery Fall Exhibit

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter September 14, 2023

  Bright lights illuminate vibrant oil paints, the contrast of a black-and-white photograph and the sheen of mod-podge over poster clippings. Located within Reid Campus Center, the student...

Photo by Nathaniel Martin.

PPGA confronts period stigma and inequity through art in the Stevens Gallery

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter May 5, 2022

After fundraising around $500 to purchase menstrual products and combat inequity in menstrual product access, Planned Parenthood Generation Action decided that it was time to bring their activism closer...

Photo by Jake Lee.

Q&A with Salma Anguiano on her Stevens Gallery exhibit

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter April 14, 2022

The Stevens Gallery in Reid Campus Center currently showcases a display of photos, poems, art and a documentary created by Protegiendo Nuestras Raices (Protecting Our Roots), headed by senior Salma...

Stevens Gallery explores labels in Queer Ecology exhibit

Stevens Gallery explores labels in “Queer Ecology” exhibit

Isabella Hunter, Campus Life Reporter December 9, 2021

Peeking one's head into the Stevens Gallery this week reveals an assortment of poems, pieces and pink sticky notes tacked to walls and scattered over articles of clothing. The exhibit is “Queer Ecology,”...


“Community Crossing Continents” exhibit uses art to acknowledge the trauma of Maela Refugee Camp refugees

Ahmed Elsayed, Campus Life Reporter November 4, 2021

Being a refugee comes with trauma, loss and grief, an experience that is rarely talked about at Whitman. As a former refugee herself, Htet Htet Win, a fourth-year international student from Myanmar/Burma,...

“Word II: Ars Poetica” exhibit explores color and letting go in the Stevens Gallery

“Word II: Ars Poetica” exhibit explores color and letting go in the Stevens Gallery

Isabella Hunter, Campus Life Reporter September 30, 2021

While walking through Reid, it’s hard to miss the Stevens Gallery, covered floor to ceiling in a collage of vibrant colors, miscellaneous inky scribbles and peculiar poems. On display until Oct....

Photo by Eyleen Menchu Tuy.

Layers of loss: Tapestry of Journeys exhibit open in Stevens Gallery

Mo Dow, Campus Life Reporter September 16, 2021

How do we make meaning in our lives? This week, Whitman’s Office of Religious and Spiritual Life offered a space for students to reflect and connect through an exhibit in the Stevens Gallery.  The...

Photo by Bridget Kennedy.

“Unpacked” exhibition explores the art of layering in the Stevens Gallery

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter April 22, 2021

  With art bursting from the frames and color on every wall, the Stevens Gallery held an eye-catching display of collages by several artists last week. The title of the display was “Unpacked,”...

Photo by Michael Lans.

“Holding Patterns” exhibition in Stevens Gallery navigates artistic moral questions

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter March 11, 2021

Last week, colorful abstract paintings filled the walls of the Stevens Gallery, with pinks, oranges and blues popping out from the walls of the small room. The display, “Holding Patterns,” was...

Photo contributed by Steven Gallery.

Stevens Gallery continues to inspire artistic community

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter November 19, 2020

Although many art galleries remain inaccessible during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stevens Gallery at Whitman College has found a way to reopen — although in a slightly different format than usual. Elie...

The exhibition celebrates the beauty of natural landscapes, skyline, and sunsets through photography. Photos located in Stevens Gallery.

Making a Home in Stevens Gallery

Michelle Foster, Managing Editor January 31, 2019

The idea of home means different things to everyone. For many students, Whitman may become a second home, and for many, it’s impossible to forget where they came from. In a recent exhibition in the Stevens...

Paul Valadez. Photo by Natalie Mutter

A Talk with Artist Paul Valadez

Emma Chung, Staff Writer September 16, 2017

"Selections from the Great Mexican-American Songbook" by Paul Valadez graced the walls of the Stevens Gallery from July 17 to September 16. The exhibit consisted of a series of collages printed on...

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