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Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Payton Davies.

Alarms have a purpose, and you do too

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter February 23, 2023

“Why do alarm clocks exist? Alarms have a purpose: to get you out of bed and move your life forward daily. Like the alarm clock, you have a purpose, too," read an email from Senior Associate Dean of...

Upcoming hip-hop workshops aspire to build community

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor September 30, 2021

This Saturday, Oct. 2, the 5th Element Project will present free workshops on various aspects of hip-hop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in both Young Ballroom and the Dance Studio, followed by a panel discussion...

Photo contributed by Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel.

Empowering voices with anti-racist pedagogy

Heleana Backus, A&E Reporter October 29, 2020

In the latest event in Whitman’s academic theme, Race, Health and Violence, author and award-winning educator Felicia Rose Chavez asked faculty and staff a fundamental question: “Why do you workshop...

Visiting journalist Dawn Paley co-teaches course on media writing

Visiting journalist Dawn Paley co-teaches course on media writing

Sara Platnick November 17, 2015
Journalist Dawn Paley visited campus from Nov. 10-15 for a talk and a five day workshop on media writing.

Poet Kane Smego turn ideas into spoken word

James Kennedy February 5, 2015

Slam poet Kane Smego will be performing from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. in the Reid Coffeehouse on Friday, Feb. 6. Aspiring or experienced poets can also attend a workshop at 4 p.m. where Smego will help students...

Many groups fund activism workshop

Linnaea Weld October 3, 2014

Today artist and activist Dana Lyons will be offering both a workshop and concert for students. Campus Climate Challenge (CCC) has been working on bringing Lyons to campus since last semester, but many...

Origami figures by Joseph Wu with only one to two sheet of paper. A reception to showcase his work was held at the GAC on Tuesday October 26 from 4-6 pm.  Photo Credit: Marin Axtell

Vancouver artist Joseph Wu challenges limitations of origami form

Nate Lessler October 28, 2010
PBS documentary "Between the Folds" portrays the changing shape of origami to Whitman students. The film was shown alongside a presentation by origami artist Joseph Wu, and exposes the aesthetic and scientific prospects of this unique art form.
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