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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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BREAKING: Students occupy Memorial, urge divestment, policy changes

BREAKING: Students occupy Memorial, urge divestment, policy changes

Kasey Moulton, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m., approximately 150 students gathered outside Penrose Library in support of Palestine following the recent escalation of conflict between Israel and Hamas. Whitman’s...

Yeehaw Aloha

Annie Means, Videographer December 19, 2019

Run by Laurel Delong and her husband Gabriel, Yeehaw Aloha is one of the most eccentric and loved thrift stores in Walla Walla. Whitman students and community members alike frequent the shop, but many...

Campus Crit 2019

April 16, 2019

Honestly Brutal: A Date From Down Under

Honestly Brutal: A Date From Down Under

November 14, 2016

A DATE FROM DOWN UNDER A Whitman student anonymously shares insight from her experiences in high school and college. Honestly Brutal is posted weekly online, with longer stories posted monthly. Senior...

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...

From the Dugout: 15 MLB Postseason pairs excitement with controversy

From the Dugout: ’15 MLB Postseason pairs excitement with controversy

October 22, 2015

Illustration by Eric Rannestad. After two weeks of intense playoff baseball, the  Major League Baseball playoff picture is much clearer. So far, this October has been littered with bizarre developments. In...

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...

Andrew Schwartz at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds. Photo by Anna Middleton.

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...

Women’s Lacrosse gears up for inaugural varsity season

Kendra Winchester February 12, 2015

With about one month left until their first game, the varsity women's lacrosse team is gearing up for their inaugural season. The team is the first team to move from club to varsity in over a decade at...

Audience members mill around the foyer of Cordiner Hall before a reading by essayist David Sedaris on Wednesday, November 19. Photo by Halley McCormick.

David Sedaris Comes to Walla Walla

Aleida Fernandez November 19, 2014
David Sedaris spoke to a nearly sold-out crowd on Nov. 19 in Cordiner Auditorium. Sedaris was brought in by Main Street Studios in cooperation with Northwest Public Radio and Barnes and Noble.

Glacier Mountaineering Trips

Natalie Berg October 19, 2014

This piece was contributed by Henry Samson. The Fall 2014 semester for Glacier Mountaineering students at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington began with a twist. Throughout the first week of...

Jalan-jalan ke Java

Maya Volk October 17, 2014

Hello blog readers! I hope you all haven't started to think that I was eaten by a giant gecko (tokek) or chicken (ayam) or duck (bebek) or mosquito (nyamok), because I'm very much alive and well in...

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