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Whitman Students and Student Inmates Share Classroom

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

This fall, the Rhetoric, Incarceration and Civic Engagement and Incarceration class completed its final visit to the Washington State Penitentiary, a minimum-security prison near Whitman’s campus. The class is comprised of 21 incarcerated students who are enrolled in an Associate Degree program throug...

Pranks, Fishing, and Human Rights: The Pio Hour Show 3

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz

October 2, 2015

In this episode of the Pio Hour, hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Chris Hankin '18 about his summer working on a fishing boat in the Bering Sea. Anna also pulls a prank on Andrew and interviews alumni about historic Whitman pranks. This episode also features Allie Donahue '16 as she...

Rodeo and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 1

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...

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 divestment sit-in - Income inequality, featuring an interview with Andrew's father Peter Schwartz,...

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 development of English and dialect. - Students Mira Engel, Chris Hankin, Kai Tsubota, Marta Pi...

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 Andrew Schwartz discuss and report on various news topics. Some of these topics come from storie...

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 interviews with former inmates, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and General Studies Mitch Clearfield ...

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 Hanson, who is stoked about the Super Bowl! - An interview with Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland,...

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