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Classroom in the Clouds

Classroom in the Clouds

Alissa Antilla, Feature Reporter
March 9
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

A handful of Whitties–along with around fifty students at Walla Walla University (WWU) and various members of the Walla Walla community–attend class thousands of feet above their peers. In combination with a grounds school taught in a traditional classroom setting, students get a hands-on opport...

Whitties Helping Non-Whitties

Megumi Rierson, staff writer
April 28
Filed under Humor

As a humor writer for the Whitman College Pioneer (we’d love input on a less-racist name change, by the way), I am a vociferous proponent for making fun of the Whitman student body. Every day, I am bombarded with potential jokes about the various absurdities of living in this Birkenstoked hive min...

JumpStart Program Prepares Incoming Students for College

JumpStart Program Prepares Incoming Students for College

Karah Kemmerly
October 23
Filed under FEATURE

Walla Walla University (WWU) first organized the JumpStart orientation program in 1999. This September, first-years gathered on campus for the 14th annual JumpStart week. The WWU Academic Advisement Office designed JumpStart to help incoming first-years prepare for the transition from high school...

Whitman, Walla Walla University Collaborate on Community Service

Whitman, Walla Walla University Collaborate on Community Service

Serena Runyan
October 23
Filed under FEATURE

By participating in community service, students at Walla Walla University find a chance to break out of their routines and get involved within the community. WWU Community Service Coordinator Ellie Veverka helps to organize one big service event during each academic semester. Fall Service Day is s...

Welcome to Walla Walla University

Karah Kemmerly
October 23
Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

This week, The Pioneer talked with the students and staff of Walla Walla University to find out more about spiritual life on campus, the first-year orientation program and student community service projects.

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