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Whitman Refrigerator Portraits

Caitlin Bergman

November 26, 2012

Text by Joey Gottlieb and photos by Catie Bergman. A refrigerator can tell you a lot about someone. It can tell you about their income, their dietary restrictions, their hobbies or even their alcohol tolerance. In the pages that follow, you will see a sampling of refrigerators across Whitman College ...

Students Get Into the Thanksgiving Spirit for Preview Dinner

Caitlin Bergman

November 11, 2012

Students anxiously awaited Prentiss Dining Hall's annual Thanksgiving Preview Dinner. With thoughts of mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and turkey in the forefront of their mind, students started to line up before 5 p.m. By the time the doors opened, the line stretched out far beyond Douglas Hall. Luckily,...

Mr. Whitman Brings Big Laughs and Big Money, Friday

Marie von Hafften

November 11, 2012

Kappa Kappa Gamma's annual fundraiser "Mr. Whitman" raised over $36,000 this year for Semilla Nueva, a non-profit helping rural Guatemalan farmers.  Photography Editor Marie von Hafften takes us straight to the contestants and shares the highlights of the culminating musical variety event this Friday...

First Generation Working Class Students Gallery

First Generation Working Class Students Gallery

Allie Felt

November 8, 2012

The First Generation and Working Class club presents "In My Shoes," a multimedia exhibition about the experiences of first-generation students and faculty, in the Stevens Gallery of Reid Campus Center. "The purpose of the exhibit was to promote campus awareness that there are first generation students...

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....

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