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The Student Body

The Student Body

Marra Clay

April 1, 2014


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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


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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


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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]

2013-2014 Global Studies Symposium Features International Scholars to Discuss Global Phenomenon ‘Work’

2013-2014 Global Studies Symposium Features International Scholars to Discuss Global Phenomenon ‘Work’

Alyssa Goard

February 26, 2014


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[portfolio_slideshow] This past Saturday, February 22, The 2014 Global Studies Symposium brought together international scholars to discuss "work" as a global phenomenon. Keynote Speakers included Professor Sudharshan Seneviratne from the University of Peradeniya, Dr. Francois Venter from t...

Suzi Q: Slam Poet

Suzi Q: Slam Poet

Nilce Alvarez

February 20, 2014


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Videographer Nilce Alvarez takes a look into the performance of slam poet Suzi Q, who performed at Reid Coffeehouse on Saturday, Feb. 15.

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

InterNation Celebrates Cultural Stories From Around World

Marra Clay

February 15, 2014


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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]    

Students Participate in Peace March in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students Participate in Peace March in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Marra Clay

January 26, 2014


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[portfolio_slideshow] On January 20, 2014, a peace march and candlelight vigil was held in honor of the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr. The vigil and short musical performances occurred at 1st Avenue and Main Street. The march finished with a reception at Reid Campus Center.

Hands-On Learning

Hands-On Learning

Rachael Barton

December 27, 2013


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The Life Skills series is a weekly opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in everyday skills. Whitman staff members provide classes in everything raining from cooking to plumbing to crafting. In the Reid Resource room this past week, a 5 day workshop taught students how to make wooden...

Taught to Love Event Honors Memory of Nelson Mandela

Taught to Love Event Honors Memory of Nelson Mandela

Emily Volpert

December 16, 2013


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This past Wednesday, December 11, in the Reid basement, a tribute was held for the life of Nelson Mandela. Musical and Spoken Word Performances were given and all were invited to participate. [portfolio_slideshow]

Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes

Jade Blake-Whitney

December 12, 2013


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Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney shows us some of Karah Kemmerly's favorite winter recipes. Get the recipes and more ideas here: http://whitmanpioneer.com/arts/2013/12/09/winter-recipes/.

Whitman Gathers at Fourth Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

Whitman Gathers at Fourth Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

Anna Von Clemm

December 11, 2013


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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]

College Place Christmas Tree Lighting

College Place Christmas Tree Lighting

Rachael Barton

December 11, 2013


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This past Wednesday, December 4, community members of Walla Walla and College Place congregated for the annual College Place Christmas Tree Lighting. The event was open to public and occurred at the fire station in downtown College Place. Santa Claus was present and hot chocolate was served! [portfolio_slideshow]

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