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Revenge Porn Lawyer Comes to Whitman Campus

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Carrie Goldberg runs a legal practice in Brooklyn that specializes in sexual abuse and privacy, or going after “assholes,” as she recently put it at a lunch with Whitman students interested in law. Her star has risen in past years, as she has become a prominent and successful advocate for victims...

A Q&A Preview of Power and Privilege Workshops

A Q&A Preview of Power and Privilege Workshops

North Bennett
February 15, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Pioneer previews four workshops from the 2016 Power and Privilege Symposium via a Q&A with workshop organizers.

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President Murray Speaks on Politics, Plans

President Murray Speaks on Politics, Plans

September 10, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Last week, The Pioneer had the chance to sit down with President Murray and ask her several questions about her plans for the coming semester and her position on several political issues of interest to students.

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Everett Maroon discusses ‘Bumbling into Body Hair’, gender transition

Everett Maroon discusses ‘Bumbling into Body Hair’, gender transition

Allison Bolgiano
April 12, 2012
Filed under Community, NEWS

The Pioneerrecently sat down with local author Everett Maroon, whose book "Bumbling into Body Hair: A Transsexual's Memoir" was published in March. It tells the story of Maroon's transition candidly and humorously. "Bumbling into Body Hair" was a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writer's Association's 2010 lit...

ASWC Executive Council Elections 2012

ASWC Executive Council Elections 2012

Molly Johanson
April 5, 2012
Filed under ASWC, NEWS

ASWC's Executive Council elections take place Monday, April 9. The Pioneer asked President, Vice President, Finance Chair and Nominations Chair candidates to answer questions about their qualifications and what they would do if elected. The election polls will be open from 12:01 a.m until 9 p.m. Pr...

Curt Bowen ’08 speaks about Semilla Nueva, non-profit work

Dylan Tull
December 8, 2011
Filed under NEWS

Whitman alumni Curt Bowen '08 and Joseph Bornstein '08 work with farmers in rural communities in Guatemala, one of the most malnourished countries in Central America, and in three short years built from the ground up a successful non-profit organization called Semilla Nueva. Bowen and Bornstein, executive di...

Holiday Techie Tips

Elena Aragon
December 8, 2011
Filed under Humor

Q: DEAR TECHIE, I have a problem. My fingers can't seem to stop touching the glossy screen of my brand-spanking-new fresh iPhone 4. It's all I can do to break my gaze away from my new baby for any reason whatsoever. How can I fix this? A: DEAR OBSESSED WITH MATERIAL OBJECTS, Wow, can you say first wor...

PostSecret’s Frank Warren encourages students to share secrets

PostSecret’s Frank Warren encourages students to share secrets

Emily Lin-Jones
December 1, 2011
Filed under NEWS, News Highlight

On Friday, Nov. 18, Whitman students were greeted with a blank index card in their mailboxes along with a note urging them to write down a secret and submit it to WEB's annual PostSecret Gallery Show. This year the show coincided with a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30, by Frank Warren, creator of the original...

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