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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo by Cooper Andersen

Unprecedented Grant Funding for 2024-2029 Transportation Plan

Oliver Kaufman, News Reporter March 7, 2024

Walla Walla’s 2024-2029 comprehensive transportation plan has “unprecedented” amounts of grant funding associated with it, according to Assistant City Engineer Monte Puymon, P.E. “Within the...

Wheeling into the Future: Pedaling Through Policy Changes

Sebastian Vera Cuevas, News Reporter December 7, 2023

On Nov. 16, Whitman students received an email from Sarah Williams, Whitman’s Sustainability Manager, announcing a major change in Whitman's bicycle policy.  With the winter months fast approaching,...

Illustration by Kai Bowen

What I’m building with all these bike tires

Grace Canny, artist (officially fulfilled my art distribution) November 9, 2023

If you take a walk around campus, you might see a lot of bikes. If you keep walking around campus, you might see a lot of bikes without tires. And if you looked in my garage, you might see it full...

Record Bike Thefts Plague Campus

Record Bike Thefts Plague Campus

Mikaela Slade, News Writer September 24, 2015
The first four weeks of school have seen a record-number of bike thefts on campus, according to Whitman Campus Security. Security Officers and the Walla Walla Police Department have received reports of bikes being stolen from all over campus, ranging everywhere from North Hall to Anderson Hall, as well as at off-campus houses.

Caution Urged in Light of Recent Bike Thefts

Dylan Tull October 31, 2013
Five bike thefts have been reported on Whitman's campus this past week. Smart locking and bike insurance can guarantee this won't happen to you.

Riding in Style

Karah Kemmerly October 10, 2013
This week, The Pioneer met with three students who completed long-distance bike rides from their hometowns to Whitman at the start of this academic year. We also talked with a few members of the Whitman cycling team about several of their community service projects.
Illustration by Marlee Raible

Sustainable Walla Walla Prepares for Fourth Annual Green Travel Competition

Maegan Nelson April 25, 2013
Sustainable Walla Walla is holding the fourth annual Green Travel Competition in honor of Earth Week.

Industrial Composting Club Develops New Compost Pick-up Program

Daniel Kim April 18, 2013
First-year Linnaea Weld and the Industrial Composting Club hope to make composting easier for off-campus students by facilitating a bike pick-up program.
Whitman Colleges Debt to China Spirals Out of Control

Whitman College’s Debt to China Spirals Out of Control

Zach Gordy October 31, 2012
Whitman’s Yellow Bike Program, maybe the most used program on campus, is at risk for shutting the school down.
Credit: Charlie Li

Bike share program works through challenges, towards completion

Dylan Tull September 22, 2011
Current sophomores and Bike Share interns Andrew Patel and Sara Kleinkopf hope to make Whitman more accessible and make bicycling more convenient for both on- and off-campus students by completing a bike rental program that was started by the previous Bike Share interns last spring.
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