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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 Shintaro Kamura.

Whitman student prepares solo art exhibition

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter April 6, 2023

Sophomore and film major Agustin (Ramí) Ramirez will be holding an art exhibition in the Fouts Center for Visual Arts on April 14. This project, titled "You're not going to believe me," originated from...

Photo by Nathaniel Martin.

Fi Black confronts isolation and technology in “wishing you well”

Zac Bentz, A&E Reporter May 6, 2021

Close your eyes and imagine yourself descending into the dark depths of a wishing well. As the light from the sun fades and water begins to fill your ears, you find yourself surrounded by the physical...

Photo by Bridget Kennedy.

In The Bag Shop artist Isabella Margolin brings color to campus

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter April 15, 2021

From colorful stickers to retro-looking collages, @in.the.bag.shop on Instagram features a wide range of art. Isabella Margolin, a senior English major, is the artist behind the shop. Margolin explained...

Gina Osterloh’s “Dots Front Misfire” and Ebony Patterson’s “Untitled (Among the weeds, plants, and peacock feathers)” are juxtaposed on the third floor.

Library makeover: New art revitalizes frequented space

Renny Acheson, A&E Editor October 19, 2019

Since its construction in 1956, Penrose Library has served as a setting for intellectual, artistic and personal exploration in the Walla Walla community. Among windows, shelves and cubicles, art pieces...

Jesus Chaparro 13.  Photos by Devika Doowa.

Student Entrepreneurs Blend Art and Business to Create New Apparel Line

Mallory Martin February 14, 2013
He’s an art and economics double major and the executive secretary for Phi Delta Theta, but somehow he still found time to start his own business. Sophomore Jesus Chaparro reminds us just how creative and driven Whitties can be with his new Whitman-based business: Cryptid Apparel.

Struggle to stop sexual violence engenders artistic expression

Mallory Martin April 19, 2012
The stand against sexual violence on campus has taken a creative turn. With the "Take Back the Night" rally on Thursday, April 19 and the release of a new zine, "Breaking Ground," Whitman College students seek to combat sexual assault with artistic expression.
Credit: von Hafften

Fine Arts House shelters creativity, passion

Mallory Martin October 13, 2011
Fine Arts House residents deliver the lowdown on the house's atmosphere and "clashing well" with other creative people.
Credit: Ben Lerchin

Spotlight: Book Arts push artistic boundaries

Kate Robinette February 3, 2011
Whitman Book Arts students are keeping the touchable and beautiful handmade book alive amid the growth of computerized media.

Winter student art salon provides opportunity for non-majors

merrettkrahn November 17, 2009
Not only do non-studio art majors get the chance to show their work, but the winter salon show also features contributions from the Walla Walla community.
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