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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 people don't know that the money they spend at Yeehaw Aloha goes back into supporting the Youth of Walla...

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 year winter formal-- not quite as important as prom but definitely still a time of excitement for m...

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...

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 a game five winner-take-all match up between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers, a seem...

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 at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds. Photo by Anna Middleton.

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...

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 Whitman. Previously a successful team at the club level, returners as well as new adds are looking...

David Sedaris Comes to Walla Walla

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

Aleida Fernandez

November 20, 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. Sedaris read three essays about his family, his height, and people who insist on pronouncing foreign words like natives. A N...

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 introductions to new classes and settling into living spaces, we geared up for an ice-climbing trip to ...

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 Bali. I have been back from Java for about a week and a half, but in that time I have taken two mid...

Hari-Hari Saya Di Bali: My Days in Bali

Maya Volk

September 29, 2014

Salamat pagi! Saya sekarang di Jawa! Saya tiba di Jawa di senin dengan teman-teman saya dan guru-guru saya. Saya rindu Ibu dan rumah saya di Bali, tapi saya suka keluarga saya di Jawa juga. Saya punya Ibu, Bapak, dan satu adik laki-laki. Di rumah saya di Jawa, saya mononton televisi, makan malam, dan...

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