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KWCW Show of the Week: “i love love love you”

KWCW Show of the Week: “i love love love you”

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under A&E

Hosted by senior Tara McCulloch, “i love love love you” spins love songs across a spectrum genres ranging from folk to jazz, all in an effort to showcase an eclectic blend of music and a new perspective on love. The segment on KWCW radio airs on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wanting to take...

Dear Mom: Finding a place at Whitman

Dear Mom, Columnist
October 27, 2016
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Dear Mom, College is not all that I was expecting it to be. I am enjoying my classes, getting to know people and working hard, but I thought I would be having the time of my life, and that’s just not how it has turned out. For context, I’m a first-year at Whitman; I was choosing between Whitman, ...

I Love My Mom

Jack Swain, staff writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Humor

I took a shower today. The walls of my shower are made of square tiles. Some of the tiles are white and some of them are light blue. There is a circular metal shower-head at the top of the shower. There is a circular metal drain at the bottom of the shower. Water appears from the top and disappears dow...

Conscientious trust yields healthy relationships

Crystal and Chevy, Columnist
October 7, 2015
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

This week Chevy and I are going to switch it up a bit and back off the sexin’ to discuss an issue that has recently sparked intense reflection in our lives: trust. As my Yogi tea bag informed me the other morning, “Love without trust is a river without water.” We don’t know about you, but we’d...

On Vulnerability: Journeying into the Uncertain

Alya Bohr, Columnist
October 7, 2015
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

It’s unbelievably easy to get tangled up in the desire to be perfect. Everywhere around us lurks a sneaky little notion that to be worthy of connection, love and belonging, we must be flawless. Bulletproof. Along with this unwieldy assumption comes a fear and distrust of vulnerability. We may imagine...

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...

Mrs. Teed: A Profile

Melina Hughes
February 20, 2014
Filed under Humor

We all know the man in charge of running the Associated Students of Whitman College. We all know about his spirit, his dedication and his love of horsies. We all know Rim Teed. He takes care of our laws and policies and uses our student funds deftly. But there remains one question: is he single? Well,...

It’s Complicated: couple not posting enough photos on facebook

It’s Complicated: couple not posting enough photos on facebook

Tara McCulloch
February 13, 2014
Filed under Humor

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, first-year Tasha Simmons is worried her boyfriend, first-year Dale Cane, is not posting enough pictures on Facebook to showcase their love. "He posted a few selfies of us kissing in the wheat fields, but he didn't post any of the matching Christmas sweater ones....

The Shock of Culture Shock

The Shock of Culture Shock

Aleida Fernandez
January 24, 2014
Filed under Off-Campus Blogs, Sprechen Sie Englisch?

Culture shock (n). the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social environments, or simply travel to another type of life. I consider myself an independent person. When I was sixteen I traveled...

Tommy’s Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Tommy’s Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Aleida Fernandez
December 9, 2013
Filed under A&E, Circuit, Front Page Slideshow

When I first walk into Tommy's Dutch Lunch, a small greasy spoon down W. Pine St., it's immediately obvious that the restaurant is a place full of stories. The decor is straight out of the 1970s and the walls are littered with paintings and a Union Bulletin profile from a few years ago. It's also i...

A Movie Reviewer’s ‘Hair’y Adventure

A Movie Reviewer’s ‘Hair’y Adventure

Nathan Fisher
April 11, 2013
Filed under A&E

For almost two years I've had the awesome job of writing movie reviews for The Pio––Friday night: the theater with a tub of popcorn; Saturday morning: Zip off a short review. Easy! Never thinking that I would have to work and write a real article, I was shocked to see an email from my editor asking me to look into a ...

Twitterpated Whitties

Twitterpated Whitties

Production
February 14, 2013
Filed under Humor

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