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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...

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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...

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 today, April 19 and the release of a new zine, "Breaking Ground," Whitman College students seek...

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Fine Arts House shelters creativity, passion

Mallory Martin October 13, 2011

The Fine Arts House offers a haven for some of the creative, artsy kids running around Whitman's campus. Two of the current residents, sophomores Zoe Randol and Russell Sperberg, talked about life...

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Spotlight: Book Arts push artistic boundaries

Kate Robinette February 3, 2011

Aside from the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, there aren't many galleries that allow you to reach out and touch the art. But in Whitman's book arts classes, students push that norm. "Book...

Winter student art salon provides opportunity for non-majors

merrettkrahn November 17, 2009

The annual Winter Student Art Salon, which will run from Dec. 4 through 18 in the Sheehan Gallery, takes on new importance this year with the recent opening of the Fouts Center for the Visual Arts and...

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