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Disparities in Study Abroad

Sarah Cornett January 29, 2015

Anyone who's studied abroad knows that the pool typically doesn't represent the average American college student population. Many programs abroad attract students with a fairly consistent background––most...

That Guy Who Went to Seoul

Sarah Cornett January 29, 2015

Article by  Allie Donahue "I don't want to be that guy," said Sam Curtis, junior BBMB major, and recent graduate of the Seoul, South Korea program with the Council on International Educational Exchange...

Holiday volunteer opportunities through the SEC

Audrey Kelly December 11, 2014

Adopting a family sounds like a difficult task, but it doesn't take much to provide a family with a more cheerful holiday season. Abby Juhasz, the community service coordinator in the Student Engagement...

The Art of Listening: Peer Listeners offer chance to learn what it means to listen

Kamna Shastri November 20, 2014

"Can you envision a society where people don't listen? What would happen?" -Michelle Janning, Professor of Sociology From sun-up till lights out on campus, students are talking and exchanging ideas...

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Martina Pansze October 23, 2014

With boxes picked of deformed fruit and baskets of free vegetables, Whitman Glean Team and Organic Garden are doing their best to help the Walla Walla community's food insecurity issues. Gleaning...

Visiting Professors Balance Uncertainty, Passion

Visiting Professors Balance Uncertainty, Passion

Andy Monserud February 13, 2014

Among the various types of faculty on the Whitman campus, the visiting professor holds an unusual place.  Though most stay for only one year, there always seem to be plenty around.  As a result, the...

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Long-Distance Cyclists of Whitman

Isabel Mills October 10, 2013

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...

Outside the Bubble: A Look at Summer Internships

Karah Kemmerly September 12, 2013

Whitman students have a variety of opportunities to choose from while making plans for the summer. This week, The Pioneer takes a look at the costs and benefits of summer internships across the country.

Profile: Gabe Kiefel, Security Guard and Whitman Alum

Emily Williams May 2, 2013

It is not unusual for Gabe Kiefel to receive individual concerts from music students on the job. Keifel believes that he has received more individual concerts than anyone he knows. Kiefel, a Whitman security...

Students find freedom through cars

Emily Williams April 4, 2013

Senior Shannon McCarty is very accustomed to the 274 mile trek from Walla Walla to Seattle. She has been driving to and from school since the second semester of her sophomore year, filling her big SUV...

Students Sense Hazard in Social Media Outlets

Emily Williams March 7, 2013

The quiet room echoes with the soft sound of many busy fingers on keyboards, but among the rows of students hard at work, a few students surreptitiously check their notifications, while others respond...

The inside of the Barn

Off-Campus Houses Given Names for Both Obvious Characteristics, Inside Humor

Emily Williams February 21, 2013

Whitman is a college with colorfully named houses. Sometimes those house names are based on inside jokes, puns and strange intricacies about the house. Other times, the reason for the name is staring the...

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