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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Eleanor Amer.

Biking for a better future

Keathley Pinney Brown, Feature Writer November 3, 2022

On Oct. 15, I had the pleasure of joining a bike ride hosted by the Sustainable Living Center (SLC) with the purpose of visiting community members working on sustainable projects. One of the most important...

Triathlon and Field Day

Triathlon and Field Day

Annabelle Marcovici May 8, 2014
Whitman's Annual Spring Triathlon was held on the morning of May 3 this year, beginning at the Harvey Pool. Participants signed up as an individual or as a team and had to complete a 500 yard swim, 10 mile bike and a 5 k run.
Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Isabel Mills October 10, 2013
Find out more about three Whitman students who have cycled extremely long distances.

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.

Meet the Visiting Professors

Isabel Mills September 19, 2013
Discover the history and hobbies of several visiting professors.

Hikers, cyclists offer advice on local trails

Kinsey White April 5, 2012
As the spring season ushers itself gracefully into Walla Walla, the beauty of the city itself and the surrounding natural world become more readily available for seasonal recreational activities. The possibilities for individual spring recreation, such as hiking and biking, abound.

Profile: Oliver Wood

Libby Arnosti September 15, 2011
Sitting outside of the library with bare feet at 8:30 a.m., Wood munches on a carrot and sips coffee from a homemade mug with a mountain scene glazed onto the side...

Bikes, pedestrians clash on campus

Molly Johanson October 21, 2010
“I've been the pedestrian who had bikes zoom past without warning," said sophomore Tom Vogt, the cycling team treasurer. “But I've also been the biker who's late for class and stuck behind the gaggle of people not being aware." Such situations involving conflict between bikes and pedestrians are common. Both Whitman staff and cyclists themselves recognize the situation warrants concern.
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