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Pio Radio Hour Twelve

May 3, 2015

This week on the Pio Radio Hour, "Things we Fear." - Militarization of the police force, featuring an interview with Kevin Huxoll, head of Walla Walla Police Dept.'s SWAT team - Climate change: the...

Student protests require more action, less drama

April 9, 2015

It is time Whitman students stop small-scale, apathetic protesting. In the last four years, there have been multiple student-led protests against perceived administrative faults or injustices. Each begins with...

Pio Radio Hour Ten

April 5, 2015

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: stories of love and language. Listen here! - A conversation with Associate Professor of English Mary Raschko, Taylor Middleton and first-year Robin Rounthwaite about the...

Policy Debate Team Season Canceled Following Policy Violation

March 22, 2015

On Monday, March 16, Provost and Dean of Faculty Pat Spencer notified students, staff and faculty via email that the Whitman College Policy Debate Team's 2014-2015 season would be canceled. The cancellation...

KWCW show of the week: The Pio Hour

February 26, 2015

Show: The Pio Radio Hour Time: Sunday - 10 a.m. Hosts: Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz Teaming up with The Pioneer is the "The Pio Radio Show" during which first-year hosts Anna Middleton and...

‘Jane the Virgin’ steps in right direction

February 19, 2015

In late elementary school and throughout middle school I participated in a local summer theater program. For five summers I was cast in various roles (the femme fatale, the sassy older sister, the help)...

Pio Radio Hour Eight

February 15, 2015

Today on the Pio Radio Hour: -An update about the Divest Whitman campaign from Natalie Berg. Read her story here: -A story about the prison rehabilitation process and the STAR Project, featuring...

Pio Radio Hour Seven

February 1, 2015

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: - An interview with staff reporter Christy Carley about the upcoming Power & Privilege Symposium and the history of the event - An interview with Seahawks fan Max...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Science with The Pioneer

©2013 AMNH, Photo by Roderick Mickens
September 11, 2014

According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, science is cool again. The astrophysicist and director of New York City's Hayden Planetarium is optimistic that popular interest in the subject is on the rise. This...

Real World Advice From Neil deGrasse Tyson

©2013 AMNH, Photo by Roderick Mickens
September 10, 2014

Lecturer Neil deGrasse Tyson has said that he knew he wanted to be an astrophysicist since he was nine. According to Tyson, the universe called to him on a trip to the New York planetarium and there was...

Das Ende

Das Ende
May 17, 2014

It's really over. I leave Vienna tomorrow. I arrived in Vienna with high expectations. I had heard so many great things about the city, study abroad, etc. that I figured I would be in Austrian heaven...

Discovering How to Travel Alone

The Berlin Cathedral and the TV Tower perfectly encapsulating Berlin's historical conflict with Church and State.
April 29, 2014

When you travel alone there is a definite fear that you'll be lonely. With just your thoughts as company in a strange, new city it's hard to imagine having a good time without someone to share it with....

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