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Walla Walla Marches in Global Solidarity

Walla Walla Marches in Global Solidarity

Chris Hankin, News Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, VIDEOS

Less than 24 hours after former businessman Donald J. Trump was sworn into office as president of the United States, protestors took to the streets in more than 200 cities across the country and across the globe. More than one million people came together in their separate locales to support one another...

Whitman Administration’s Email Peer Review Process

Megumi Rierson, Humor Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Humor

Much has been said regarding the chain of emails from Juli Dunn and Chuck Cleveland about the recent druggings on Whitman campus, and although disagreements exist on the nature of the administration’s involvement in the investigation, students have unanimously agreed that the emails sent out to ke...

Pio Picks: Week of Dec. 3

December 3, 2015
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week's picks. The Festival of Mini Trees benefitting local charities, ongoing through Dec. 19 at the Marcus Whitman Hotel, 6 W Rose St. Annual Outdoor Program Gear Sale, Thursday, Dec. ...

Pio Picks: Week of Dec. 3

Martina
November 19, 2015
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week's picks. Annual Outdoor Program Gear Sale, Thursday, Dec. 3, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.,Reid Ballroom. Paper Tigers screening, Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., Cordiner Ha...

Pio Picks: Week of Oct. 15

Martina Pansze
October 15, 2015
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

Performance of Butt Kapinski, an interactive mystery/comedy play: Oct. 16 & 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Gesa Powerhouse, 111 N 6th Ave.   JeanLouis Tripp & François Lapierre Drawing Concert and Book Signing: Friday, Oct. 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Maxey Museum. Part of the SEEING STORIES: ...

Main Street Studio Presents Acoustic Night

Main Street Studio Presents Acoustic Night

Aleida Fernandez
November 15, 2014
Filed under A&E, Community, Photos

Last night, Main Street Studios presented Acoustic Night featuring Tim Atlas, Haley Heyndericks and Walla Walla's own Kory Nagler. All proceeds from the night went to the Artist Residency, a new program created by Walla Walla Center for the Arts and Main Street Studios. "We just want to let [the artis...

SFER Club Spreads the Word about Education on Campus

SFER Club Spreads the Word about Education on Campus

Josephine Adamski
April 24, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Students For Education Reform is a national student-lead organization dedicated to spreading awareness about educational reform and education injustice. Whitman College's chapter was established with ASWC in the spring of 2013 by seniors Claire Collins and Sara Sonnenblick in order to create an outlet...

Sapolil Cellars Offers More Than Just Wine Tasting

Sapolil Cellars Offers More Than Just Wine Tasting

Emma Dahl
October 10, 2013
Filed under A&E

It's no secret that Walla Walla has many wineries, tasting rooms and opportunities to go out and try some wine with friends. But sometimes it's hard to choose from such variety. What if you don't just want to sit and sip wine? What if you also want to enjoy some live music? What if you want some go...

Issue 1: Voices of the Community

Skye Vander Laan
September 7, 2013
Filed under OPINION

What is your favorite Whitman College / Walla Walla Fall event?  Videographer Skye Vander Laan polls the community on what they are looking forward to this fall.

blue moon Release

blue moon Release

Mallory Martin
April 18, 2013
Filed under A&E

Almost 400 submissions were received, and after headaches, some heartache and a lot of tough decisions, the 26th edition of Whitman's premier literary magazine is finally ready for release. Only days before the April 19 release of their magazine, blue moon co-editors-in-chief Chelsea Kern and Bo Erickson, both senior English majors, are shining with a sleepy...

Upcoming Composers Concert showcases students’ music

Emma Dahl
October 25, 2012
Filed under A&E

Whitman's biannual Composers Concert will have its fall show Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Chism Recital Hall. The concert is an opportunity, albeit a required one, for students of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music John David Earnest to showcase the music they've been working on in his composition...

The Visiting Writers Reading Series Returns

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula
September 26, 2012
Filed under A&E

This week marks the return of Whitman's Visiting Writers Reading Series, a tradition inspired by Professor Katrina Roberts. "It seemed to me crucial when I arrived at Whitman over a decade ago to establish a consistent Visiting Writers Reading Series dedicated to bringing active writers (just emer...

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