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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Spotlight on Whitman alumni working in the arts

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter April 7, 2022

Every college has a percentage of its alumni graduating with a major in an area of the arts, and Whitman is no different. Many arts majors have gone out into the world and used their knowledge to inspire...

Photo contributed by Ben Murphy.

“Arts, Objects, Archives” explores intersections between art and race

Heleana Backus, A&E Reporter October 1, 2020

From sculptures to sheet music, each presenter in the Art, Objects, Archives webinar on Sept. 21 showcased the abundant materials available at Whitman for instructors to teach this year’s academic theme...

Photos by Annie Means

Arts from afar

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter April 16, 2020

Whitman College, like many other colleges around the world, is facing a lot of difficulties right now. In times of confusion and chaos, people often gravitate towards the arts to give them a sense of community...

Whitman Arts Corner: An SNL review from Regis, Whitman’s oldest student

AQ, Column Coordinator October 19, 2019

This week's edition of the Whitman Arts Corner column is brought to you by Regis (b. 1933, class of 2023), Whitman’s oldest current student. This week it is of my utmost pleasure to share with you...

The Adventures of Alice performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

“The Adventures of Alice” performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer February 9, 2017

The Walla Walla Dance Company performed an excellent original take on the timeless story “Alice in Wonderland” on Saturday, Feb. 4. The show, titled “The Adventures of Alice,” took place in Cordiner...

Home Sweet Dorm

Megan Hearst and Emma Cooper, A&E Staff Writers February 25, 2016
Underclassmen share how they creatively decorate their rooms in interest houses and residence halls.

Pio Picks: Week of Dec. 3

December 3, 2015

Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week's picks. The Festival of Mini Trees benefitting local charities, ongoing...

Raw Geographies students make political art

Clara Bartlett October 25, 2012
This apparatus, the Whitman Sky Project, was one of many recent projects created by students in a 300-level interdisciplinary course called Raw Geographies, co-taught by Assistant Professor of Art Michelle Acuff and Associate Professor of Politics Aaron Bobrow-Strain.
Illustration Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Students face lack of real-world opportunities to pursue passion for dance outside workplace

Kate Robinette May 16, 2011
Senior dancers leaving the Whitman bed of opportunity wonder how to pursue arts in their adult lives.
Credit: Binta Loos-Diallo

Students in the arts face contemporary MFA debate

Kate Robinette April 25, 2011
Professors weigh in on the MFA experience for students interested in or uncertain of pursuing a career in the arts.
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