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Summer Updates from The Pioneer

Sarah Cornett
June 30, 2015
Filed under Editors' Blog

We are excited to inform you all of some new and exciting developments in The Pioneer's future!

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Culture Shock: Remembering your roots as you plant them in new soil

Linnaea Weld
March 3, 2015
Filed under Exploring Ecuador

Something that's been on my mind a lot lately is how the process of cultural immersion affects relationships both in country and across borders. As we discussed in a class aptly entitled "Culture Shock," my fourteen classmates and I are little flowers. We have all, by choice, pulled up our roots in the...

Thoughts before getting on a plane

Linnaea Weld
January 31, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Exploring Ecuador

It is Saturday morning and I am enjoying one last sunny Oakland morning. Upstairs, two friends from Whitman are sleeping sound after the long drive from campus to wish me off. What is going on? Tonight I will board a red eye flight to Miami, and from there I will transfer onto the plane that will take...

Whitman Seeks Sustainable Solutions at Conference

Whitman Seeks Sustainable Solutions at Conference

Lachlan Johnson
January 30, 2014
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

In an effort to find a way to focus and better coordinate Whitman College's sustainability project, Campus Sustainability Coordinator Tristan Sewell will lead a delegation of five students to the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference. The conference, which will be held on Feb. 6 and 7 at Wester...

Worm Composting Proves Unsustainable for Whitman

Worm Composting Proves Unsustainable for Whitman

Lachlan Johnson
October 3, 2013
Filed under NEWS

After struggling to be maintained during school breaks, Whitman College's worm composting program closed its doors for good this September. The composting program was previously located behind Lyman Hall and attempted to process a limited portion of the two tons of food waste generated each day at the...

Industrial Composting Club Develops New Compost Pick-up Program

Daniel Kim
April 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

If you see first-year Linnaea Weld on a bike, you might want to gather your food scraps. Weld and other members of the Industrial Composting Club have started a new bicycle composting pick-up program specifically targeted at the off-campus student community. Starting in the fall, members will bike...

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