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Wire Watch: Week of April 27

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring Jazz Concert: Featuring the Jazz I Ensemble (directed by Gary Hemenway) and the Jazz II Spring Concert (d...

“Songs of Youth and Joy,” A Unique Collaboration Among Walla Walla Musicians

“Songs of Youth and Joy,” A Unique Collaboration Among Walla Walla Musicians

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Captivating and collaborative, the “Songs of Youth and Joy” concert showcased the incredible musical talent of four Walla Walla musical groups. Held in Cordiner Hall on Sunday, Feb. 26, the concert consisted of performances by Walla Walla High School (Wa-Hi) Belles Voix and Chamber Singers, Walla...

Wire Watch: Week of February 2nd

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"'The Public Thing' Goes Public" Lecture: Professor Sarah Davies, of Whitman, will present on the "image" of Rome in the second century that helped forge an empire. To be held 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, in Olin Hall 129. Free admission. "The Producers": The Mel Brooks comedy will continue s...

Banff Film Festival comes to Whitman

Emma Cooper
January 28, 2016
Filed under A&E

Climbers, boarders, bikers, and river-surfers gathered into Cordiner Hall on Jan. 19 for this year's Banff Film Festival event. The Banff Film Festival plays annually in Banff, Alberta, where hundreds of outdoor films are displayed. An intense selection process is required in order for the festival...

Sherman Alexie amuses, enthralls at Cordiner appearance

Andy Monserud
October 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Sherman Alexie, the author of Whitman's 2014 summer reading book, "Reservation Blues," came to campus Wednesday, Oct. 1. He delivered a speech to a packed house in Cordiner Hall, which consisted of Whitman and Walla Walla community members as well as members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian...

Henry Friedman Shares Survivor Story for Yom Hoshoah

Daniel Kim
May 1, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Whitman students, faculty and local residents arrived at Cordiner Hall to hear the story of Henry Friedman on Sunday, April 27. Friedman is a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, and he told the story of his daily struggles avoiding concentration camps and police officers. To recognize Yom Hashoah, or...

New Program Preps Future Educators

New Program Preps Future Educators

Daniel Kim
February 21, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Whitman's new pre-education advising program held its first event on Tuesday, Feb. 19: a networking dinner designed to give students interested in education careers the opportunity to meet expert educators from the Walla Walla area. Over 15 local professionals were expected to attend the even...

Rebecca Walker Addresses Civil Rights in the Past, Present and Future

Rebecca Walker Addresses Civil Rights in the Past, Present and Future

Dylan Tull
January 24, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Rebecca Walker, named by TIME Magazine as one of the 40 most influential Americans under the age of 40, spoke in Cordiner Hall on Jan. 23 on the topic of building upon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work in order to cultivate unity and a more peaceful world. The lecture was the third in a series of events...

Security breaches on Whitman campus prompt changes in swipe system

Shelly Le
November 3, 2011
Filed under NEWS

This article was co-authored by Patricia Vanderbilt. On the Whitman campus, Whitman ID cards are both credit card and key. One swipe allows access to dorms and other campus buildings, authorizes purchases to a student account, charges meals or flex dollars from a Bon Appétit meal plan and checks...

Students spend break in Walla Walla

Nate Lessler
November 17, 2010
Filed under A&E

As there is a mass exodus of students from the campus over the next few days, students who are staying on campus over Thanksgiving break might find themselves without much to do. The Pioneer provides nine suggestions for indoor activities and entertainment for each of the nine days of break. Get addicted to a new TV show Over the past few decades the quality of telev...

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