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Jane Kern (left) and Megan Gleason (right) recording their Harry Potter themed show,  Witching Hour, on KWCW

KWCW Spotlight: The Witching Hour

Varinia Balkins, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

Walla Walla’s one-and-only Harry Potter themed radio show airs right from Whitman’s very own KWCW radio. Sundays, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., seniors Megan Gleason and Jane Kern co-host Whitman’s...

Long-Running KWCW Shows

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor May 12, 2017

Despite its lengthy history at Whitman College, the KWCW radio station is, in a way, quite ephemeral. With the station adding and losing DJs each semester, the content and arrangement of material on the...

Infographic by Sara Rasmussen

End of an era: The life, death of Harry Potter fan culture

Sara Rasmussen March 13, 2012

"We're here because we love Harry Potter, but we're not here for Harry Potter. We're here to celebrate the stuff being created around Harry Potter." So spoke Hank Green, an entrepreneur perhaps...

Credit: Catie Bergman

Harry and the Potters bring magic to Whitman

Alex Hagen November 3, 2011

Famed "wizard rock" band Harry and the Potters  took the stage of the Reid Campus Center on Saturday, Oct. 29, delivering an energetic, exciting concert experience. The show was made possible by...

KWCW bewitches national audience

frannienunn October 27, 2011

KWCW, Whitman's own radio station, is a top listening choice of many Whitman students looking for eclectic, popular and nerdy music and a way to support their friends who DJ. It comes as a surprise to...

DJ Claire Johnson 14, Paul DeGeorge (Harry Potter, Year 7), DJ Sara Rasmussen 12, Joe DeGeorge (Harry Potter, Year 4), DJ Mehera Nori 12 after their interview and a show at Backspace in downtown Portland on June 21, 2011.

KWCW Show of the Week

The Editors October 27, 2011

'The Witching Hour' Many young wizards and witches associate the term "Golden Trio" with famed friends Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. But they are mistaken. The phrase actually describes...

Harry Potter event series expected to be popular

Nate Lessler November 3, 2010

Students should not be surprised if Whitman starts to take on qualities of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry over the upcoming week. WEB and KWCW's "The Witching Hour" are cooperating to produce...

KWCW Show of the Week: The Witching Hour

C.J. Wisler September 23, 2010

Every Christmas the Weasley family gathers in their living room to listen to the latest hits on the Witching Hour. However, since the mysterious disappearance of the hosts of the Witching Hour from the...

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