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Blue Gold Cross Country Race

Halley McCormick

October 25, 2012

Saturday Oct. 20, the Whitman cross country teams competed in their annual Blue-Gold race. In honor of Parents' Weekend, the race pitted current Missionaries against each other, running alongside alumni and parents. The race was the last event before the Northwest Conference championship meet this coming...

“Noises Off” Q&A with Cast and Crew

“Noises Off” Q&A with Cast and Crew

Becca Mellema

October 25, 2012

Directed by theatre professor Nancy Simon, "Noises Off" ran Oct. 18-21.  After the performance on the 18th, audience members had the chance to interview actors and crew during the first of the season's Thursday Talk-backs.  Highlights provided by photographer/videographer Becca Mellema....

Students flock to Canadian Thanksgiving

Caitlin Bergman

October 17, 2012

Monday, Oct. 15 marked the annual Canadian Thanksgiving at Prentiss Dining Hall. To celebrate the beginning of the holiday season, eager students began to gather outside of Prentiss a half hour before the festivities to get prime seating and selection of the food. As the opening of the doors neared,...

Chorale and Chamber Singers Alumni Concert

Chorale and Chamber Singers Alumni Concert

Chaoyu Li

October 4, 2012

On Friday, Sept. 28, of Alumni Weekend, current chorale and chamber singers performed a lunchtime set for the campus visitors, including "MLK" by U2 and arranged by the King's Singers, "Lullaby" by Edward Elgar, "Whitman, Here's to You!" by Stephen B. L. Penrose. Photographer and videographer Charl...

IHC Block Party a Festive Success

IHC Block Party a Festive Success

Allie Felt

October 2, 2012

This past Saturday, Sept. 29, Whitman's Interest House Community set up tables and hosted performances along Boyer Avenue that served to spark interest in their housing opportunities. From crafts at the Fine Arts House to Boba at the Asian Studies House, each facilitated a food or activity representing...

Rock Climbing with the OP

Halley McCormick

September 27, 2012

While many Whitties spent Sunday, Sept. 16 on campus, the Whitman Outdoor Program took a student-led day trip to Spring Mountain. Pioneer photographer/videographer Halley McCormick brings us along, from the 6:30 am wake-up to the drive home. A Day with Whitman's Outdoor Program: Rock Clim...

“Music Is” – Sounds and Philosophies of Musicians Across Campus

“Music Is” – Sounds and Philosophies of Musicians Across Campus

Becca Mellema

September 20, 2012

Pioneer photographer/videographer Becca Mellema takes us to the people behind the instruments. Jonas Myers, David Fleming, Elijah Smith, and Katherine Lee are featured, including clips of three original songs....

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean

Halley McCormick

August 23, 2012

A Painted Ship Upon a Painted Ocean: A Ferry Ride in the Life of an Islander Photo essay by Halley McCormick To get home, I travel by ferry through Washington's San Juan Islands. On one of these trips home, a man sitting on the ferry bench politely declined my request to take his picture, but a few min...

On the way of St. James

Marie von Hafften

August 23, 2012

Extending 500 miles across northern Spain, walking the Camino de Santiago is anything but the average vacation. Adventurous pilgrims from all over the world hike from St. Jean Pied du Port, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where legend says the bones of Jesus' apostle St. James the Elder (Santiago...

Highlights from Equality is Tres Sexy

Highlights from Equality is Tres Sexy

Faith Bernstein

April 14, 2012

Highlights from the third annual installment of Equality is Sexy on Friday, April 13. The event featured an open-mic of equality-themed poetry and music, plus a featured performance by poet and activist Sonya Renee. ...

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