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Wire Watch: Week of April 27

April 27, 2017

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring...

“Songs of Youth and Joy,” A Unique Collaboration Among Walla Walla Musicians

Photo by Amelia Wells.
March 2, 2017

Captivating and collaborative, the “Songs of Youth and Joy” concert showcased the incredible musical talent of four Walla Walla musical groups. Held in Cordiner Hall on Sunday, Feb. 26, the concert...

Wire Watch: Week of February 2nd

February 8, 2017

"'The Public Thing' Goes Public" Lecture: Professor Sarah Davies, of Whitman, will present on the "image" of Rome in the second century that helped forge an empire. To be held 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on...

Banff Film Festival comes to Whitman

January 28, 2016

Climbers, boarders, bikers, and river-surfers gathered into Cordiner Hall on Jan. 19 for this year's Banff Film Festival event. The Banff Film Festival plays annually in Banff, Alberta, where hundreds...

Sherman Alexie amuses, enthralls at Cordiner appearance

October 3, 2014

Sherman Alexie, the author of Whitman's 2014 summer reading book, "Reservation Blues," came to campus Wednesday, Oct. 1. He delivered a speech to a packed house in Cordiner Hall, which consisted of Whitman...

Henry Friedman Shares Survivor Story for Yom Hoshoah

May 1, 2014

Whitman students, faculty and local residents arrived at Cordiner Hall to hear the story of Henry Friedman on Sunday, April 27. Friedman is a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, and he told the story of...

New Program Preps Future Educators

Erin Pahlke, professor of psychology
February 21, 2013

Whitman's new pre-education advising program held its first event on Tuesday, Feb. 19: a networking dinner designed to give students interested in education careers the opportunity to meet expert educators...

Rebecca Walker Addresses Civil Rights in the Past, Present and Future

Rebecca Walker Addresses Civil Rights in the Past, Present and Future
January 24, 2013

Rebecca Walker, named by TIME Magazine as one of the 40 most influential Americans under the age of 40, spoke in Cordiner Hall on Jan. 23 on the topic of building upon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work...

Security breaches on Whitman campus prompt changes in swipe system

November 3, 2011

Disclaimer: The name of the student charged with these offenses was removed from this article on Oct. 22, 2020 and replaced with "Philip Forest." The original charges were vacated from his record five...

Students spend break in Walla Walla

November 17, 2010

As there is a mass exodus of students from the campus over the next few days, students who are staying on campus over Thanksgiving break might find themselves without much to do. The Pioneer provides...

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