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#AskKathy video series offers opportunity to meet incoming president

Dr. Murray was on campus filming parts of the video series. Photo contributed by Michelle Ma from Whitman Communications.

Allie Donahue

April 23, 2015

This week the Whitman Office of Communications began releasing the first videos in a series titled #AskKathy. In the series, Whitman's incoming president, Dr. Kathleen Murray, answers questions submitted by students, faculty, staff, alumni and Walla Walla community members via Facebook, Instagram...

Meet Owners of The Colville Street Patisserie

Meet Owners of The Colville Street Patisserie

Shelly Le

December 9, 2013

I don't think I'm the only one who has an obsession with the Colville Street Patisserie –– ask almost anyone around campus and you'll likely only hear raves about this beloved French pastry and coffee joint. Sophomore year, two of my closest friends and I went to the Patisserie every Saturday...

Everything you need to know about to-die-for iced coffee

Rose Woodbury

August 11, 2012

Today I'm going to talk about one of my all-time favorite summertime beverages: cold-brewed iced coffee. I'm not talking about pouring regular coffee over ice and calling it a day. I'm talking about the glorious, chocolatey-silk tasting iced coffee. The nectar of coffees. This isn't your give-me-some-caffeine-because-I-have-to-wake-up...

For Patisserie owners, curating art is piece of cake

Alex Hagen

April 26, 2012

To many Whitman students, the Colville Street Patisserie is an inviting and cheerful alternative to spending another afternoon at the library. With its lively but calm atmosphere, the Patisserie offers not only delicious pastries and coffee but also a space in which one can take a moment to think, relax,...

Style Spotlight: Tom Vogt ’13

cade beck

March 11, 2012

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: junior biology major Tom Vogt.  Style Soundbites  "I have a lot of different interests,–– bike racing, being outdoors––and I d...

Sam Alden takes comic art to next level, draws picture of success

Sam Alden takes comic art to next level, draws picture of success

Clara Bartlett

February 23, 2012

A graphic designer and comic illustrator with many diverse projects under his belt, Whitman senior and KWCW Art Director Sam Alden took a moment to chat with The Pioneer  about his recent endeavors, artistic process and future plans. What subjects are the most fun for you to draw? Do you hate drawing...

‘Dating Doctor’ shares humor, romantic advice

Credit: Ethan Parrish


February 2, 2012

This article was co-authored by Mallory Martin. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, WEB and Whitman welcomed visiting speaker David Coleman, "The Dating Doctor." Coleman, a sought-after motivational speaker in the midst of a whirlwind national tour, worked the audience masterfully, illuminating unspoken truths about bo...

Latte lovers’ guide to Walla Walla

Credit: Caitlin Hardee


October 13, 2011

As coursework piles up and the daylight dwindles, you may find yourself craving a caffeine pick-up. But where to find your fix? I headed to three local coffee shops and tried a nonfat latte at each. Here's the latte lowdown on Reid Espresso, the Main Street Starbucks and the Colville Street Patisserie. Scal...

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