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Triathlon and Field Day

Triathlon and Field Day

Annabelle Marcovici

May 8, 2014


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photos

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. [portfolio_slideshow]

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Isabel Mills

October 10, 2013


Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

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 years, three Whitman students started the school year off with a bang by riding their bikes from the...

Riding in Style

Karah Kemmerly

October 10, 2013


Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

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


Filed under FEATURE

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 and its students. In fact, all four professors mentioned their appreciation for the great feeling of...

Hikers, cyclists offer advice on local trails

Kinsey White

April 5, 2012


Filed under FEATURE

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. For students...

Profile: Oliver Wood

Libby Arnosti

September 15, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

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 scene glazed onto the side. After joining cross country this year, you are one of the top me...

Bikes, pedestrians clash on campus

Molly Johanson

October 21, 2010


Filed under NEWS

"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 them...

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