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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Amelia Ebling.

Styx presents at Undergrad Conference

Carmel Stephan, Just horsing around February 23, 2023

This semester, for the 25th annual Whitman College Undergraduate Conference, the infamous Styx will hold a presentation on the history of horses in cinema. Few people realize that Styx is not merely a...

Styx eats a guy

Styx eats a guy

Ian Lewis, Styx Watch reporter September 29, 2022

In a breaking story, The Wire can now confirm that Styx ate a guy. The seemingly immobile horse statue briefly became animate this Thursday to hunt and eat a human being before returning to its position...

Sculpture Surveys: Of Balance and Animals

Geoffrey Leach October 9, 2014
In 1997 Styx and Three Stories arrived on campus as part of an exhibition at Sheehan Gallery.
Credit: Allie Felt

“Styx” artist Deborah Butterfield visits Whitman

Emily Lin-Jones October 6, 2011

Whitman students and local sculpture enthusiasts had the opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 4 to meet world-renowned sculptor Deborah Butterfield, creator of the beloved Whitman campus fixture "Styx." Butterfield...

Pirouette.  Photo Credit: Isabel Hong

Sculptures on Campus

Nate Lessler September 30, 2010
A&E writer Nate Lessler looks at the history and the inspiration behind the prominent sculptures on campus.
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