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Internationally Renowned Public Artist Paul McCarthy Visits Campus

Hannah Bartman, Feature Editor
February 11, 2016
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On Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 Paul McCarthy will be giving a lecture in Olin 160.

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KWCW Show of the Week: Ben & Jai’s Super Sundays

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor
February 11, 2016
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First-years Jai Ahuja and Ben Adams share more than just a radio show- they also share a living space.

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Whitties spur kids’ creativity with stART

February 11, 2016
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As arts programs get cut all around the country, a few Whitties have taken a stand against the tide. StART began two years ago and since then, its volunteers have been bringing the visual and performance arts to Walla Walla public schools. StART began with senior Alina Holmes and a simple idea. H... Read more »

Pio Picks: Week of Feb. 11

February 11, 2016
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Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week’s picks.

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Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
February 11, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Whitman sophomore William Monico had not attended any of the previous exhibitions in Olin Hall's Sheehan Gallery, but what he saw last Friday, at the reception for the Gallery's new "Scenes and Types" exhibit, had him captivated. "I was fascinated by how much history each picture contained," said... Read more »

Pio Picks: Week of Feb. 4

February 4, 2016
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Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week’s picks. Artist Reception showcasing work by Augusta Farnum, Squire Broel and Penny Michele, Thursday, Feb. 4, 5:00 p.m., Studio TWOZEROTWO, 202 E. Main St. Mic... Read more »

Ebony Stewart brings poems and lessons to Whitman

Ebony Stewart brings poems and lessons to Whitman

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer
February 4, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Reid Coffeehouse was abuzz with activity on the evening of Jan. 30 as students awaited the arrival of Texas poet and educator Ebony Stewart as well as resident Whitman slam poets, Almighty Ink.  While people milled about their usual business upstairs, downstairs a large collective of Whitties gathered,... Read more »

Style Spotlight: Arthur Shemitz

Style Spotlight: Arthur Shemitz

Emma Cooper and Emma Casley
February 4, 2016
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Junior Arthur Shemitz, Vice President of Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) and Chair of Student Affairs, sets a precedent not only in leadership on campus but also with his style. Style can be personalized through a variety of trends, like color-blocking or graphic prints, but Shemitz... Read more »

Lit Review: “The Great American Dirtbags”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor
February 4, 2016
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In “The Dirtbag Manifesto,” Mehall tells the story of how he came to be a “born-again dirtbag.”

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Style Spotlight with Arthur Shemitz

Style Spotlight with Arthur Shemitz

Emma Casley, Videographer
February 4, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, VIDEOS

In “The Dirtbag Manifesto,” Mehall tells the story of how he came to be a “born-again dirtbag.”

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The Little Theatre presents “The Glass Menagerie”

The Little Theatre presents “The Glass Menagerie”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer
February 4, 2016
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"I am the opposite of a stage magician," asserts the narrator of "The Glass Menagerie." "He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion." This notion of truth in disguise permeates The Little Theatre's performance of "Menagerie," written... Read more »

Spring is in the airwaves: KWCW looks forward

January 28, 2016
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A word from Senior Carolyn Erving, KWCW General Manager. Your favorite college radio station is back in action this semester! Dust off your radios and get ready for a packed show lineup. This year we received more applications than ever before so get ready for some rad programming! Tune in to Y... Read more »