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Century Club Celebration – Playoff Push and Hanna Greenberg’s 100th Win

Century Club Celebration – Playoff Push and Hanna Greenberg’s 100th Win

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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On Saturday April 7 against Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), Whitman’s women’s tennis team not only secured a remarkable 9-0 win as a team, but also made history. During a doubles match with Andrea Gu, senior Hanna Greenberg joined Whitman’s Century Club by winning her hundredth career match...

From Biology to History: Arch Releases First Book on Whaling in Japan

From Biology to History: Arch Releases First Book on Whaling in Japan

Ben Kunz, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Assistant Professor of History Jakobina Arch studies environmental and Japanese history. Wire reporter Ben Kunz sat down with Professor Arch to discuss her first book, released this month, “Bringing Whales Ashore, Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan.” Whitman Wire: What originally led ...

Helpful Hilda; Advice Column

Helpful Hilda, Advisor-to-the-Stars

February 15, 2018


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 Dear Hilda, I am currently locked in my own bathroom, voluntarily, in my Cleveland, Ohio-located studio apartment. The reason is because I have a pile of dirty dishes in my kitchen, and they are starting to smell bad. I am so stressed and angry and confused!!! What can I do, Hilda, to get these dishes to...

NFL Player’s Neck Becomes Sentient and Escapes, Kills 73 Spectators

Annie Stefanides, Quiplash Master

February 15, 2018


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Twas a dark and stormy Sunday evening in February, and all eyes were on the true super-heroes of America: the modern day football player. As the giant stallions galloped around the field, biceps bulging and neck veins popping, an evil force was brewing inside one of the players. All of a sudden, a loud...

Athletes Abroad: Whitman Makes its Mark on Professional Sports Worldwide

Athletes Abroad: Whitman Makes its Mark on Professional Sports Worldwide

Gaby Thomas, Sports Writer

November 16, 2017


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For the majority of Division III athletes, the end of their athletic careers tend to coincide with the end of their college careers. A few may go on to play in lighthearted adult club leagues, swim for a masters program or continue to train for the occasional marathon. Some may even make a career out...

Re-thinking Children and Childhood

September 28, 2017


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Children can teach us a lot, yet we always assume the role of teacher. Too often we get caught up in the small inconsequentials of life, that can profoundly deplete our energy. But children, more often than not, can bring out the best in us because they see the world differently. To them, life is about...

Board of Trustees Streamlines Committee Structure

Nick Maahs, News Reporter

September 26, 2017


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An ASWC email sent out September 8 announced that Whitman’s policy committees have been consolidated to three more broadly defined advisory groups. The email sought student representatives for the three committees: Whitman Experience, Whitman Resources and Whitman Advancement. Each committee has 10 members...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 10

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

April 12, 2017


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Happy National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day! (Many of the editors are lactose intolerant.) Here's what is happening: The editors from the Walla Walla University Collegian are here! Editors consume Flaming Hot Cheetos at an alarming rate. Humor Editor Anthony brings in Peeps. They...

Borders as Method Immigration Action Proposal Receives Partial Funding

Borders as Method Immigration Action Proposal Receives Partial Funding

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor

March 9, 2017


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The Borders as Method (BAM) proposal for the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) savings fund money had two components. The first concerned student internships and community based-workshops. The second concerned a legal defense fund for community members. BAM’s request for workshop fundin...

Live Blog: Issue 9

November 2, 2016


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I know I say this every week, but wowowow I can't believe it's Issue 9 already. This week is our election issue, so each section has at least one election-themed article. We also endorsed a presidential candidate and a few local candidates!! Pick up a copy or check online tomorrow to see the big decisions. 5:29...

Issue 11 Live Blog

April 20, 2016


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Spirits are high after the ASWC by-law amendment was passed on Sunday, giving us (the writers of "formerly known as the Pioneer") full jurisdiction over changing our name! Now the real fun begins: coming up with new names! We were visited by a source of inspiration today, "The Collegian," Walla Walla...

Voices of the Community // Issue 10

April 14, 2016


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Photographer Anna Dawson polls the community with the question, "What does God look like?"

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