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Letter from the Editor: Mid-Semester Check-in

Shelly Le

November 7, 2013

This is our ninth issue of the year, and while we've passed our halfway mark of the semester and of publication, now is a better time than any to reflect on the work we've done so far this semester. This period has been a time of tremendous growth and learning. While we've hired many returning staff,...

Pio Heads to 92nd ACP/CMA College Media Convention

Pio Heads to 92nd ACP/CMA College Media Convention

Shelly Le

October 24, 2013

It's official. We're in New Orleans in one piece! Feature writer Serena Runyan, News Editor Sarah Cornett, Opinion writers Andy Monserud and Dani Hupper and I are at the 92nd Annual Associated Collegiate Press (ACP)/CMA National College Media Convention in New Orleans and just finished up our first...

Letter from the Editor

Rachel Alexander

September 6, 2012

I joined the staff of The Pioneer my freshman year at Whitman, mostly because I thought I'd have a better shot at making friends if I was involved in something on campus. I was a news reporter with no experience, but I quickly grew to love the weekly cycle of setting up interviews, chasing down sou...

Plugging in at the 2012 ACP conference

Sara Rasmussen

March 5, 2012

This weekend, 13 Pio staff members learned about journalism at an Associated College Press conference in Seattle. The ACP hosts this conference twice annually, but it was my first-ever chance to attend. As Web Editor, I found the trip to be a particularly exciting experience because the emphasis t...

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