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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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Autism Awareness at Whitman

Georgia Lyon April 7, 2016
Autism Awareness Month provides the opportunity to reflect on autism and how autistic students are supported on campus.
Photo by Marra Clay.

Whitman Students Build Wind Turbine

Georgia Lyon November 19, 2015

By the spring of 2016, some of Whitman’s physics students will have finished building a vertical axis wind turbine. The wind turbine, which will be located between Penrose Library and Harper Joy Theater,...

Whitmans Plans for Active Shooter Scenario

Whitman’s Plans for Active Shooter Scenario

Georgia Lyon October 22, 2015
Due to the five campus shootings have taken place in the nation in the last month, Whitman's administration and security staff as well as local law enforcement have tentative plans to make the Whitman community more aware of what to do and where to go in an active shooter scenario.

Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash Visits Campus

Josephine Adamski February 6, 2014
Renowned Civil Rights Movement activist Diane Nash visited campus last week, holding a training in nonviolent activism for students and giving a lecture in Cordiner Hall.
Illustration: Luke Hampton

Enjoy the Ride: 17 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your First Year

Aleida Fernandez August 29, 2013
The rumors are true: being a first-year in college is hard. It’s scary and overwhelming, and I’ll be honest, the food is not—and never will be —as good as what you had at home. But if what they also say is true and hindsight really is 20/20, does that mean that foresight must be myopic? Doesn’t have to be!

Restaurant Guide in Walla Walla

Shelly Le February 28, 2013
Looking for a bite to eat outside of Whitman's dining halls? Not sure what your options are? Look no further! The Pioneer has compiled a list of Whitman favorites.

Chances to Escape: A Guide to Towns and Cities Outside Walla Walla

Karah Kemmerly February 27, 2013

Looking for a change of scenery? It might seem like Walla Walla is in the middle of nowhere, but there are actually plenty of options for students looking to get away for a while. Below are some of Whitties...

The Pioneer Guide to Off-Campus Houses

The Pioneer Guide to Off-Campus Houses

Rachel Alexander February 22, 2013
A map of Whitman's off-campus houses. Click on a dot to see the house name and address.
Eagle Cap Wilderness Lookout

Hiking near Walla Walla

The Editors February 20, 2013

Looking to get off campus and enjoy the natural beauty around Walla Walla? Whether you're a seasoned backpacker or someone looking to kill a few hours on a Saturday afternoon, we have trail suggestions...

General Campus Resources

Shelly Le February 14, 2013

Whitman Health Center Whitman's health center runs 24 hours a day and offers a range of services that include in-house lab testing, vaccines and travel health assistance, physical and massage therapy,...

Eating while broke: a guide to beating the grocery stores and delicious home cooking

Eating while broke: a guide to beating the grocery stores and delicious home cooking

The Editors February 7, 2013

As a growing wine tourism destination, Walla Walla is known for its many fine restaurants. That's all well and good for when your parents are in town, but what about when you're broke and need to find...

Sexual assault resources for survivors and their friends

The Editors January 31, 2013

Campus resources Whitman's list of resources, as well as the full text of the college's Sexual Misconduct Policy, can be found here. This page includes information about the health center, counseling...

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