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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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Pio Radio Hour Twelve

Natalie Berg 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

Aleida Fernandez April 9, 2015
In the last four years, there have been multiple student-led protests against perceived administrative faults or injustices. Each begins with primarily justifiable reasons, each riles up the majority of the student body, but each ends two weeks later.

Pio Radio Hour Ten

Natalie Berg 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

Aleida Fernandez 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.

KWCW show of the week: The Pio Hour

Daniel Kim 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

Aleida Fernandez February 19, 2015
Growing up, I realized that Latina women were also typecast in almost oppressively one-dimensional stereotypes on television. Look at Eva Longoria who portrayed a conniving Latina homemaker who used her looks to advance her agenda in "Desperate Housewives." Or look at Sofia Vergara who plays the overly emotional, overly loud and overly crazy Gloria on "Modern Family." Turn on Lifetime’s "Devious Maids" for 10 minutes to see the silent-but-sexualized maid trope. Even Santana on "Glee," Fox’s hour-long PSA against harmful stereotypes, falls victim to these cliches.

Pio Radio Hour Eight

Natalie Berg 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

Natalie Berg 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...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Science with The Pioneer

Aleida Fernandez September 11, 2014
According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, science is cool again. With it becoming ever more popular in news outlets and popular culture, Tyson is confident that we will see a rise in future scientists.
©2013 AMNH, Photo by Roderick Mickens

Real World Advice From Neil deGrasse Tyson

Aleida Fernandez September 10, 2014
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gives advice to Whitman students who haven't found their career calling.
Das Ende

Das Ende

Aleida Fernandez 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...

The Berlin Cathedral and the TV Tower perfectly encapsulating Berlins historical conflict with Church and State.

Discovering How to Travel Alone

Aleida Fernandez 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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