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HAIR brings sixties to Whitman


On May 7, "HAIR: The American Tribal Love – Rock Musical" opens at Harper Joy. Directed by Johnston Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Jimmy Maize, the production will present HAIR under a new light. Visiting Costume Designer Genevieve V. Beller has worked with Maize to create costumes emblematic of young adults to tie the musical with the Whitman community. “We didn’t want to see what the pop culture idea of hippie has become," said Beller. "Like when the '90s flower power tie-dye jeans and stuff were in, it sort of became very homogenized, and we wanted to see who the real people were behind this counterculture movement and hopefully help the kids on campus connect to that because it is very much about them. The same age group, the same sort of problems and joys." Beller has worked professionally as a costume designer and costume craftsperson. She has made costumes out of many ... (more)

Musicians, artists, poets collaborate for Spring Concert


On Saturday, May 9 at the Chism Recital Hall, the Whitman College Department of Music will present the ... more...

New ‘diverse’ iPhone emojis fail to be inclusive


In early April of 2015, Apple released the software update iOS 8.3, thereby welcoming new racially and sexually diverse emojis ... more...

Local artist redefines landscapes with graphite


“I’ve always known I was an artist, whether I wanted to be or not,” said Augusta Sparks Farnum, a local ... more...

KWCW Show of the Week


Show Title: 'Carry The Zero'' Time: Tuesday 10–12 p.m. Hosts: Jenna Rolle Ever wanted to ... more...

Students produce independent projects at Harper Joy Theatre


Student-initiated and independently produced theater performances are few and far between outside of the main theater season, but in the ... more...


Pay attention to effects of pop culture


Illustration by Lya Hernandez. All have witnessed, experienced or at ... more...

Community Service groups sold crafts at the fair as a way to raise money for their cause. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Students sell their wares at Winter Craft Fair


While several of the tables at the Winter Craft Fair were occupied by student businesses and non-profit groups, the majority ... more...


Sister Outsider inspires at coffeehouse


This evening, on Friday, Dec. 5th, slam poetry duo Sister Outsider performed at the FACE Equality Coffeehouse in Reid Basement. ... more...