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Honestly Brutal: A Date From Down Under

November 14, 2016


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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


Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

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


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Web Only

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


Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

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 and Anna Middleton

September 18, 2015


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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


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports, Web Only

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

David Sedaris Comes to Walla Walla

Aleida Fernandez

November 19, 2014


Filed under A&E, Community, Events, NEWS, Web Only

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


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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


Filed under BLOGS, From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

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


Filed under From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

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...

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Week one: Surviving the Drop-Off

Maya Volk

September 15, 2014


Filed under From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

Note: This post was written a few days ago, but with finicky internet it's only getting posted now. My apologies! Hello readers! After being in Bali for a week, I have so much to write about! Each morning at the puri I wake up at sunrise, thanks to a call to prayer (Hindu version, stolen from the Mu...

Bali or Bust!

Maya Volk

August 30, 2014


Filed under From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

Greetings blog readers! My name is Maya and I've volunteered to document my adventures as I study abroad in Indonesia (specifically on Bali) this fall semester. I am a rising junior studying sociology and psychology, but I also love to read, write, and hang out with my wonderful friends both at home...

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