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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...

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Isabel Mills October 10, 2013

Most people are aware of Whitman's impressive cycling team. Lesser known are the handful of students, unaffiliated with the team, who have completed some pretty remarkable rides. In the past two...

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...

Meet the Visiting Professors

Isabel Mills September 19, 2013

This year, Whitman College is fortunate to have a great variety of visiting professors. Although they have only been here for a short time, the professors all expressed a love for the Whitman community...

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...

Profile: Oliver Wood

Libby Arnosti September 15, 2011

Age: 21  Hometown: Seattle, Wash.  Class: senior, junior standing. 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...

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...

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