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(Not) Eating Bin Food: A How-to Guide

Karah Kemmerly

March 28, 2013

The well-meaning staff of Residence Life would like you to believe that members of the IHC are held together by their common interests, but this is false. IHC camaraderie is built around the strong bonds that can only exist among a group of people who have spent a year of their lives eating dinner out...

Dreyeckland: Day-trips to France and Switzerland

Karah Kemmerly

September 27, 2012

In the 70s and 80s, a nuclear-sized storm came to Freiburg. More specifically, plans were made to build the Kernkraftwerk Wyhl (a nuclear power plant) in Kaiserstuhl, an area just north of the city, and several environmentally conscious student groups took to the streets- and radio signals-in protest. From...

Really Late Post About My First Few Days

Hanna Mosenthal

September 23, 2012

I've been here for almost a week now! (When I started this post, now I've been here for two and a half) I know how to take both of the options for busses to and from the centre-ville, which is where IES is, and I bought my phone today, and my lost suitcase finally arrived, so I'm basically settled. I...

Style Spotlight: Ryan Campeau ’13

cade beck

March 1, 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 French and theatre major Ryan Campeau. Style Soundbites "I bought [my ring] in December-ish, when I was studying abroad in N...

Two Days in France: The Beginning

Richael Best

January 30, 2012

Bonjour, tout le monde! My name is Richael Best and I'm a junior English Major/French Minor at Whitman. I'm from San Francisco, CA, and I am studying with the Institute for American Universities in Aix-en-Provence, France for the semester. I'm living with a French host family and an American roommate...

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