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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 station is always in flux. Some students do the same show each time, some mix it up. Some take hia...

Walla Walla embraces “The Producers”

Walla Walla embraces “The Producers”

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

January 26, 2017

It may be a musical about the worst musical ever produced, but the cast and crew of “The Producers” were all too excited to join the Little Theatre’s production of the famous Broadway show. The local rendition began on Jan. 20 and will continue through Feb. 11. Based on the Oscar-winning 1968...

KWCW Show of the Week: Cosmic Dread Radio

KWCW Show of the Week: Cosmic Dread Radio

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

For those living on campus, it can be easy to think of KWCW as being “college radio,” run by Whitman students for other Whitman students. But shows like “Cosmic Dread Radio,” hosted by community member Gary Young, serve as a good reminder that there is more to the station–and its contributors–than...

Students Must Engage More with Life Outside Whitman Bubble

Students Must Engage More with Life Outside Whitman Bubble

May 15, 2014

This guest column was written by Jane Carmody '14 Before I arrived in Walla Walla, it was always a struggle to describe to those in my hometown where exactly I was going to be spending my undergraduate days. Walla Walla sounded like a fairytale, something unreal and too good to be true, but coming from Albuquerque, I guess I ...

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Adam Brayton

November 8, 2012

Walla Walla's wine industry is certainly a nice addition to the town for parents and seniors, but its emergence and growth also hold academic promise. Professor Kevin Pogue of the geology department has a sign hanging from his office door emblazoned with the pun, "Terroirist Headquarters." Though...

Hispanic Heritage Month emphasizes collaboration

Hispanic Heritage Month emphasizes collaboration

Elise Tinseth

September 13, 2012

Beginning Sept. 15, Club Latino, the Intercultural Center and La Casa Hispana will be hosting a plethora of events on campus to celebrate and raise awareness for Hispanic Heritage Month. In past years, Club Latino celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a tradition called grito de independencia on the steps in front of Penrose Library. "At midnight on September 15, Mexico's Independence Day, we come to the library to do ...

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