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The Circuit: A Pioneer Publication

The Circuit: A Pioneer Publication

Patricia Vanderbilt December 13, 2011

Welcome to the first issue of The Circuit. The Pioneer is a continuously evolving entity. Every issue is a product not only of the current staff, but of those who have come before and the contributions...

Illustration: Julie Peterson

TV rundown: best and worst of fall season

Mallory Martin December 13, 2011

"Once Upon A Time" With rich sets, gorgeous costumes, endearing characters and an engaging storyline, "Once Upon a Time" was my surprise favorite this season. I had low expectations for this...

Credit: Cade Beck

Best of Whitman fashion

cade beck December 13, 2011

For our magazine issue, The Pioneer brought together some of our previous Style Spotlighters with some new faces. First-years Lauren Platman and Evelyn Levine, sophomore Andy Martin, junior Eli Smith and...

The Pios guide to crafty, homemade holiday gifts

The Pio’s guide to crafty, homemade holiday gifts

Cara Lowry December 13, 2011

Cookie Jars Karah Kemmerly Growing up, my mother made a few of these every year to give out to the relatives. I'm including a cookie recipe, but you can make the jars with dry ingredients for other...

Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

What “great sex” really means

December 13, 2011

Whitman students, for the most part, are not afraid of sex: hearing about it, talking about it or having it. Hence, it was no surprise to see several hundred Whitman students show up in Cordiner Hall on...

Write On Me: A photo essay

Marie von Hafften December 13, 2011

The week before Thanksgiving Break I posted 13 photographs around campus with the prompt: "Respond to what you see! Write on me." Based on response levels, I eventually consolidated the photos into...

Contributed by: Kristin Vining

Profile: Kristin Vining, Whitman College music assistant

Alyssa Fairbanks December 13, 2011

On a rather gray day in November, The Pioneersat down to chat with Kristin Vining, music assistant here at Whitman College about teaching, composing, and musical inspiration. Upon approaching her...

Best of holiday shopping

caitlinhardee December 13, 2011

The holiday season is rolling around again, and we all know what that means––shopping madness. Before you buy your mom yet another gift certificate to Bath & Body Works, consider these fun and...

Savory holiday treat: rosemary garlic spread with gorgonzola

Ellie Newell December 13, 2011

My family has a thing about garlic. I don't just mean that we use garlic often. I mean that, for my typical birthday dinner, we use about three heads of garlic for three people. A few years ago my family...

Hot poop scoop: Inside the oldest indie record store in Washington state

Mallory Martin December 13, 2011

On first stepping inside Hot Poop, Washington's oldest independently owned record store, one is immediately overwhelmed by the sheer amount of stuff compacted into the small shop. Shelves upon shelves...

Keeping warm in winter with tasty holiday drinks

Alyssa Fairbanks December 13, 2011

As chilly winter weather sets in, what could be more tempting than a warm holiday drink or something sparkling to welcome in the New Year? Here are a few recipes perfect for sipping on while studying by...

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