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Students and Administration Respond to New Drugging Reports

Students and Administration Respond to New Drugging Reports

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Administration officials and concerned students met this week after reports of another drugging at an all-campus Greek party last weekend. At a forum at Harper Joy Theater on Sunday, following a “Timely Warning” sent out by Dean of Student Chuck Cleveland on the topic that morning, students voiced c...

Judge James Robart:

Judge James Robart:

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The Federal Judge who temporarily blocked President’s Trump’s controversial immigration ban is a Whitman graduate, with deep ties to the Whitman community. Judge James Robart ‘69 made international news last week for his ruling on a lawsuit filed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Judge Robart served on the Board of Trustees from 1999-2012 and was Chair of the ...

No Ordinary Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No Ordinary Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Feet crunching through the snow. Two friends, wrapped in blankets, cheerily huddled with their dog below an awning at the corner of 2nd and Main Street, shouted in support as the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march solemnly passed. Augie - both declined to give their last names - said that it was his first...

Pranks, Fishing, and Human Rights: The Pio Hour Show 3

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz
October 2, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast

In this episode of the Pio Hour, hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Chris Hankin '18 about his summer working on a fishing boat in the Bering Sea. Anna also pulls a prank on Andrew and interviews alumni about historic Whitman pranks. This episode also features Allie Donahue '16 as she...

Rodeo and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 1

Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton
September 18, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz host The Pio Hour's first show this week. In this podcast they visit the Walla Walla Fair, investigate the new library couches, interview Pioneer editor-in-chief Sarah Cornett about the new residence hall projects, and talk with Kyle Donald '16 about his pursuit of...

Pio Radio Hour Twelve

Natalie Berg
May 3, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

This week on the Pio Radio Hour, "Things we Fear." - Militarization of the police force, featuring an interview with Kevin Huxoll, head of Walla Walla Police Dept.'s SWAT team - Climate change: the divestment sit-in - Income inequality, featuring an interview with Andrew's father Peter Schwartz,...

Pio Radio Hour Ten

Natalie Berg
April 5, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: stories of love and language. Listen here! - A conversation with Associate Professor of English Mary Raschko, Taylor Middleton and first-year Robin Rounthwaite about the development of English and dialect. - Students Mira Engel, Chris Hankin, Kai Tsubota, Marta Pi...

KWCW show of the week: The Pio Hour

Daniel Kim
February 26, 2015
Filed under A&E

Show: The Pio Radio Hour Time: Sunday - 10 a.m. Hosts: Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz Teaming up with The Pioneer is the "The Pio Radio Show" during which first-year hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz discuss and report on various news topics. Some of these topics come from storie...

Pio Radio Hour Eight

Natalie Berg
February 15, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

Today on the Pio Radio Hour: -An update about the Divest Whitman campaign from Natalie Berg. Read her story here: -A story about the prison rehabilitation process and the STAR Project, featuring interviews with former inmates, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and General Studies Mitch Clearfield ...

Pio Radio Hour Seven

Natalie Berg
February 1, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: - An interview with staff reporter Christy Carley about the upcoming Power & Privilege Symposium and the history of the event - An interview with Seahawks fan Max Hanson, who is stoked about the Super Bowl! - An interview with Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland,...

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