March 4, 2010
Senior student Bridget Snow, left, Noriko Omoto and Professor Akira Takemoto in Whitman College's new tea space located in the east wing of Olin Hall at the college. Dedicated in October, the space reflects the aesthetic concerns of a style of serving tea that is now has bridged centuries.
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A centuries-old tradition has found a new home at Whitman College.Dedicated in October, a traditional Japanese tea room in Olin Hall is now the nexus for those who wish to learn an art well over 400 years old.Incorporated into the college's new Japanese l