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KWCW Show of the Week

Hannah Poukish

September 30, 2015

Did you know that the Pioneer has a weekly podcast: The Pio Hour? Videographer Hannah Poukish interviews Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton, two of the show's four hosts. To listen to the Pio Hour live, tune in to KWCW 90.5 FM Mondays at 10 a.m., or visit The Pio Hour Podcast.  ...

The Mainline: A Whitman Pioneer Mini-Doc

Halley McCormick

February 20, 2015

The Mainline bus passes Whitman College over twenty-five times each weekday as it travels down Isaacs Avenue. Videographer John Lee brings us an investigation into what happens on the Mainline. This is a part of the Whitman Pioneer Mini-Doc video series. ...

Carry That Weight demands action on sexual assault

Carry That Weight demands action on sexual assault

Lachlan Johnson

October 30, 2014

Activists from Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment (FACE) carried a dorm mattress around Whitman's campus as part of the Carry That Weight national day of action on Wednesday, Oct. 29. They joined students at over 130 colleges calling attention to campus sexual assault and pressing for changes...

Morning Teleportation Performs on Reid Side Lawn

Morning Teleportation Performs on  Reid Side Lawn

Marra Clay

September 6, 2014

Morning Teleportation, a psychedelic rock group from Bowling Green, Kentucky, performed on the Reid side lawn on Sept. 5, 2014. The group has been working with Glacial Pace Recordings, who also produce music with Modest Mouse, Love as Laughter and Mimicking Birds. Morning Teleportation's group features...

‘Blue’: Perspective on the Process of An Art Major Thesis

‘Blue’: Perspective on the Process of An Art Major Thesis

Alecia Lindsay

May 15, 2014

"Blue" was an idea that I came up with last semester. I was walking home from the Fouts Center for Visual Arts when an idea struck me. I immediately turned around and went straight back to the art building. I needed to talk to someone about this idea, and I found just the person––my ever-supportive...

Triathlon and Field Day

Triathlon and Field Day

Annabelle Marcovici

May 8, 2014

Whitman's Annual Spring Triathlon was held on the morning of May 3 this year, beginning at the Harvey Pool. Participants signed up as an individual or as a team and had to complete a 500 yard swim, 10 mile bike and a 5 k run. [portfolio_slideshow]

The Student Body

The Student Body

Marra Clay

April 1, 2014

Whitman is active––this isn't a secret. With my fresh first-year perspective, I still meander around campus, jaw dropped in awe of both the physical and intellectual talents of my peers. From the soccer player who is a potter in her free time to the BBMB major who has a passion for singing, the students...

‘Art Outside the Box’ Features Artwork from Whitman Staff

‘Art Outside the Box’ Features Artwork from Whitman Staff

Annabelle Marcovici

March 30, 2014

From March 25-30 during an event called "Art Outside the Box," the main floor of Penrose library featured 45 works of art by staff members at Whitman College. Types of art ranged from cross stitch to bouquets made of balloons. The show was organized by Whitman's Personnel Advisory Committee. [portfolio...

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Students Celebrate Love on Valentines Day

Annabelle Marcovici

March 5, 2014

Photographer Annabelle Marcovici documents how Whitman students celebrated love on Valentines day this year. Among the students profiled, Marcovici profiles students from the Spring Break Service Trips who are selling Valentines Day cards to fundraise for their trips in March. [portfolio_slideshow]

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

Marra Clay

February 15, 2014

Last Saturday, Feb. 8, Beyond Borders Club (BBC) hosted the InterNation Celebration at the Young Ballroom in Reid Campus Center. It was a night of dance, music, traditional attire and cultural stories from around the world! [portfolio_slideshow]    

Whitman Gathers at Fourth Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

Whitman Gathers at Fourth Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

Anna Von Clemm

December 11, 2013

This past Monday, December 9, the Fourth Annual Arts & Crafts Fair took place in Reid Ballroom. Students, staff, and faculty sold handcrafted and homemade good of all shapes, flavors, and sizes. [portfolio_slideshow]

From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

Caitlin Bergman

December 9, 2013

It's no secret that the average Whitman student has high expectations for a sandwich. In a small town amidst rolling wheat fields and extremely fertile ground, the colleges' location gives students easy access to fresh and local breads, arguably the sandwiches most crucial ingredient. The type of brea...

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