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Style Spotlight with Arthur Shemitz

Style Spotlight with Arthur Shemitz

Emma Casley, Videographer

February 4, 2016

Videographer Emma Casley brings us this week's Style Spotlight featuring Arthur Shemitz, a Whitman College junior.

Marge Jesse – The Post Office Supervisor

Emma Casley and Hannah Poukish

November 13, 2015

Marge Jesse has been working in the Whitman post office for the past 18 years. This year she has decided to retire to spend more time with her daughter and two grandchildren in Spokane. Videographers Emma Casley and Hannah Poukish have put together this video as an opportunity for Marge to say a proper ...

Voices of the Community // Issue 10

November 12, 2015

Karissa Hampson polls the community with the question, "If you could do away with a silly social convention, which would it be and why?"

Day of the Dead Festival

Hannah Poukish and Tyler Warren

October 28, 2015

Videographers Hannah Poukish, Tyler Warren, and reporter Eric Anderson explore the recent Dia de los Muertos Festival in Walla Walla, WA and investigate the relationship of Whitman College to the greater Walla Walla community.

Train Hopping, Women in Undergraduate Education and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 4

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz

October 25, 2015

In this podcast hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Whitman students who hopped trains from Seattle to Spokane. They also meet with Dean of Admissions Tony Cabasco and sociology professor Michelle Janning to learn about the increase in Whitman's female population and how that relations...

Pranks, Fishing, and Human Rights: The Pio Hour Show 3

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz

October 2, 2015

In this episode of the Pio Hour, hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Chris Hankin '18 about his summer working on a fishing boat in the Bering Sea. Anna also pulls a prank on Andrew and interviews alumni about historic Whitman pranks. This episode also features Allie Donahue '16 as she...

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.  ...

Inclusive Language, Walla Walla Roastery, and the ARC: The Pio Hour Show 2

Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce

September 23, 2015

In this episode of the Pio Hour new hosts Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce interview residence hall directors regarding the Inclusive Language Campaign. They also learn about the roasting processes used by the Walla Walla Roastery and learn about new changes at the Academic Resource Center at Whitman College. Turn...

Rodeo and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 1

Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton

September 18, 2015

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz host The Pio Hour's first show this week. In this podcast they visit the Walla Walla Fair, investigate the new library couches, interview Pioneer editor-in-chief Sarah Cornett about the new residence hall projects, and talk with Kyle Donald '16 about his pursuit of...

Graduation Circuit


May 19, 2015

Commencement is just a few days away. Congratulations to the class of 2015! The graduation issue of our magazine, The Circuit, is now available online. Print copies can be found around campus as well. In this issue: - A farewell letter from George Bridges - A welcome letter from Kathy Murray ...

Pio Radio Hour Twelve

Natalie Berg

May 3, 2015

This week on the Pio Radio Hour, "Things we Fear." - Militarization of the police force, featuring an interview with Kevin Huxoll, head of Walla Walla Police Dept.'s SWAT team - Climate change: the divestment sit-in - Income inequality, featuring an interview with Andrew's father Peter Schwartz,...

Pio Radio Hour Eleven

Natalie Berg

April 20, 2015

The eleventh episode of the Pio Radio Hour aired yesterday, April 19, at 10am. On this episode: - Reporting about FACE's annual Take Back the Night event, including interviews with FACE co-president Erika Nkwocha and student feminist Hannah McCarthy. - A conversation about the Cuban Missile...

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