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Senior Thesis Profiles

Natalie Berg May 18, 2015

Many seniors have spent this year researching and writing theses in their major. The Pioneer spoke to three of these seniors about their projects. Nate Higby - Sociology The Pioneer: Tell me about...

December graduates say goodbye

Natalie Berg December 11, 2014

Multiple students are graduating from Whitman at the end of this semester. This happens for a variety of reasons, such as starting college in January, taking time off from college or finishing their degree...

Rising in Number: Faculty Adjust to Swell in Number of Biology Majors

Rising in Number: Faculty Adjust to Swell in Number of Biology Majors

Hannah Bartman October 31, 2013

The graduating class of 2014 has 97 Biology majors, the highest number of graduates in one discipline ever to graduate from Whitman College. The current surge has left the life science department...

A Major Choice: Whitmans Diverse Academics

A Major Choice: Whitman’s Diverse Academics

Lachlan Johnson August 29, 2013

"What are you majoring in?" After "What's your name?" and "Where are you from?" this is one of the most common questions overheard in the hallways of a first-year residence hall, in classrooms of...

Illustration: Eddy Vazquez

Whitman Inequality Map

Dana Thompson December 1, 2011

When I'm walking around campus, I've got prospies coming up to me, saying, "You have so many different kinds of inequality on campus. How can I tell which are socially acceptable and which are not?"...

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