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Live Blog: Spring Issue 1

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor
January 25
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

First issue of 2017! Here's a small compilation of highlights: Opinion Editor Peggy is displaying signs of excessive aggression. "I am the Grinch." -Peggy Li 2017 We miss Martina. We're trying to rename the Humor page. Some options: "The Missionary" "The Pioneer" "Mitchell...

Pio Radio Hour Ten

Natalie Berg
April 5
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...

What Type Of Green Fits Your Personality?

Elena Aragon
April 1
Filed under Circuit, Humor

1. What show would you most like to watch? a. a National Geographic documentary b. "Cake Boss" c. "Frasier" d. "All in the Family"   2. What's your dream vacation in the United States? a. a trip to the Oregon Coast b. Miami, Fla. c. Alaska d. Cape Cod, Mass.   3....

Quiz: What Excessive Holiday Dish Are You?

Andy Monserud
December 9
Filed under Circuit, Humor

American tradition is loaded with food. All of our holidays, especially in the latter half of the year, mandate feasts heavy on meat, potatoes and sugars. Which narcolepsy-inducing family meal are you? When you go to lunch in the dining hall, you... A. Make a beeline for the sandwich line. Deli meat ...

What Kind of First-Year Are You?

Evelyn Levine
September 12
Filed under Humor

1. It's time to go ‘Storm The Field' and you say: a.) Let's go storm that field! I'll wear my Whitman shirt and a name tag so people remember who I am and know that I love Whitman already! b.) Will there be food? c.) Storming the field is an antiquated term associated with war and dominat...

POP QUIZ: Whitman Edition

Molly Johanson
August 29
Filed under Circuit, Humor

Before we launch into a brand new semester of liberal arts learning, the administration thought it beneficial to start the year with a pop quiz on the most prominent and important Whitties: Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. The next time someone says "Oh, I love his poems!" in response to learning the name...

Which Campus Sculpture Are You?

Which Campus Sculpture Are You?

Elena Aragon
March 21
Filed under Circuit, Humor

1.Out of the following, which movie would you most prefer to watch? a. "Ice Age" b. "Seabiscuit" c. "Frida" d. "Saw III" 2. What ethnic cuisine most suits your fancy? a. French b. English c. Brazilian d. Italian 3. Where do you spend the most time during your daily life? a. studying at the library, of course b. playing Frisbee or so...

Spring 2013’s Trends Personalized

Spring 2013’s Trends Personalized

Clara Bartlett
February 7
Filed under A&E

A Style Guide: Spring 2013 Trends Personalized Let's get real: what's in rarely reflects what actually works fashion-wise. So follow this easy flowchart to personalize spring fashion trends so they actually work for you and not some generalized demographic of females aged 17-40 dictated by some a...

Which Campus Building Are You?

Which Campus Building Are You?

Elena Aragon
January 31
Filed under Humor

1. What type of outerwear do you wear most frequently in the winter? a. Patagonia soft fleece b. An olive peacoat c. A down jacket d. A Whitman hoodie e. Just a shirt   2. Which activity do your Sundays dominately consist of? a. Birdwatching b. Debate prep c. Planning upcoming events ...

Quiz––What Coffee Shop Drink Are You?

Elena Aragon
August 23
Filed under Humor

1. What is your favorite summer article of clothing? a. Jeans year-round, baby b. Booty shorts c. Bro tank d. Flip flops 2. What activity would you most likely be engaging in if you were in a park? a. Frisbee b. Laying in the grass c. Running around d. Playing on the playground 3. Which...

What aspect of your personality do you want this quiz to confirm for you?

Dana Thompson
May 9
Filed under Circuit, Humor

1.     What is your favorite racially diverse food item? a.     Swedish fish b.     Belgian waffle c.      French toast d.     Danish 2.     If you could wear anything on your head without worries of being judged, what would it be? a.     Porkpie b.     Turban c.      Lime-gr...

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