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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

A scary story to tell in the dark: Dignity lost in Sig basement

Maddie Ott, Hot 'n Bothered November 7, 2019

It was a dark and stormy night. Well, not quite stormy, but in the low thirties with a brisk and terribly biting wind. Nothing seemed amiss. ‘Twas a Friday night after a long and arduous week of participating...

Tales from beyond the Frat: Confessions in the wake of partaking in the Jaeger challenge

Dylan Snyder April 30, 2015
Now while the story I am about to tell is mostly true, details have been changed to protect the innocent as they were involved in the story. But the fear, passion, elation and misery that is discussed is all too real. I don’t recommend doing this to anyone, unless they want to feel completely at a loss for words.

Jackpage: Note found!

Jack Swain April 16, 2015
The other day, I found a crumpled letter in a wastepaper basket. What was I doing snooping through the garbage? An ordinary person might think it unusual to browse through trash cans, but I find it actually quite worthwhile. You really can get to know someone by searching through their trash. I’m serious. And I’m not talking about fucking gross shit with moldy food, etc., etc., obviously. Anyway, this letter that I found was so curious and utterly real that the only thing I could do was have it published here. And it had beautiful handwriting. Besides, it’s a work of pure literature — and don’t worry I changed all the names. And if you ask me what the real names are, I’ll kill you.

Whitman College Pioneer given national comedy nods due to Jack Issue’s success

Kyle Seasly April 9, 2015
Springtime is recognized around the world as a season of rebirth, fresh beginnings and a renewed sense of nymphomania. This spring, however, greeted many Backpage writers with the bitter taste of failure — similar to the taste of octopus droppings (although some cultures do regard this as a delicacy).
My friend and I in the Jazz Room.

You Only Ball Once

Aleida Fernandez January 31, 2014

It's ball season in Vienna. During January and February many Viennese - and tourists - don their best evening attire and dance the night away at a beautiful location until the wee hours of the morning....

Salsa@Whitman Aims to Spice Up Campus Dance Scene

Emma Dahl January 31, 2013

First-year Gillian Friedman was a competitive salsa dancer in Seattle before she came to Whitman. Now she hopes to bring the spirit and energy of salsa dancing to campus through a newly formed salsa club,...

Pioneer Web Profile: Sophomore Umair Meredia Dances into the Spotlight

Pioneer Web Profile: Sophomore Umair Meredia Dances into the Spotlight

Elena Aragon December 1, 2012

As captain of Whitman dance club Step One, it is no surprise that sophomore Umair Meredia enjoys dancing. The Pioneer had the opportunity to spend some time with him in his room on the third floor...

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